The victim of a vicious beating in Central Park was identified Friday, three days after being found unconscious and bloodied, but her name was not released because she may have been sexually assaulted.
The New York Post said the 23-year-old woman was a piano teacher who lived on Manhattan's Upper West Side.Tamara Romero, an administrator at New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center, said the woman was identified this morning, and remained in critical condition. Some relatives were at the hospital, she said.
The victim was found Tuesday afternoon by a woman walking a dog in a well-trafficked section of the park. Police had trouble identifying her because she had no identification on her and fingerprint checks turned up nothing.
Early this morning police were seen at a West 57th Street building, after residents contacted authorities with suspicions that the woman lived there.
Police were still looking for the suspect.
On Thursday police released a sketch of a man seen arguing with a woman before the assault.