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NY judge found dead on shore of Hudson

Posted at 5:55 AM, Apr 13, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-13 08:55:37-04

New York appellate court judge Sheila Abdus-Salaam was found dead on the shore of the Hudson River near Manhattan.

The 65-year-old judge had been reported missing the day before. Her body showed no signs of trauma. The medical examiner is working to determine the cause of death.

Abdus-Salaam was the first black woman to be appointed to the role.