36-year-old Monica Lino was found lifeless in her Long Island home on Sunday afternoon.
Her nephew who came to pay her a visit found her dead and called authorities. Police have not released how she has died, but it is believed that she had a violent death. Lino has two children who are spending the summer in Portugal.
Lino's neighbors are puzzled by the incident because they state she was a kind, sweet woman and don't understand why this would have happened.
Authorities are trying to piece together details to uncover a motive or explanation for Lino's death.
Source: NBC New York
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