BAY SHORE - Police have identified the body of a woman found in Bay Shore last week.

Authorities say the body of 59-year-old Saundra Simonee, of East Norwich, was found in the parking lot of The Birches apartment complex Friday morning.

Sources say Simonee was an accomplished professor and teacher who was tenured at Nassau BOCES in Westbury.

Anyone with information on Simonee's death is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.