Woman Drowns in Dix Hills Pool at Party


Homicide detectives are investigating the drowning death of a woman in a backyard swimming pool in Dix Hills on July 13.
Residents of the home located at 2 Polo Street in Dix Hills were cleaning up the backyard following a party that took place on Saturday night, July 12, when at approximately 2:40 p.m. the next day, they noticed a body in the deep end of the pool. Police officers responded following a 911 call from a resident, and Rajkumari Motwani’s body was pulled from the water.

Motwani, 55, of 6441 Saunders Street, Apartment 308, Rego Park, who was a guest at the party, was pronounced dead at the scene.  Following a preliminary investigation, it does not appear that there was any criminality in relation to Motwani’s death. Detectives are asking anyone with information on this incident to call the homicide squad at 631-852-6392.