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Woman found dead in trash compactor at swanky Manhattan apartment building where Huma Abedin and Anthony Weiner once lived

A woman was found dead in a trash compactor at a luxury apartment building in Manhattan’s Union Square neighborhood.

The New York Post reports that a 48-year-old woman was found unresponsive inside a trash compactor at Zeckendorf Towers at 1 Irving Place in New York City.

The woman was pronounced dead at the scene, and has not been identified pending family notification.

Former Congressman Anthony Weiner and his now-estranged wife Huma Abedin, an aide to Hilary Clinton, once lived at the building, according to records obtained by the New York Post.

It is not clear how the woman got into a trash compactor, or if foul play is suspected.

CrimeOnline will provide further updates when more information is available.