[Update] Astoria woman found dead in apartment

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Police are searching for Jordan Hawes for questioning in regards to the death of his wife Tara.
Police are searching for Jordan Hawes for questioning in regards to the death of his wife Tara.

A Queens woman was found dead late Thursday night in her Astoria apartment, police say.

At approximately 8:30 p.m., police responded to a 9-1-1 call to 30th Street where they discovered Tara Hawes, 33, with blunt force trauma to her head.  EMS pronounced the victim dead on arrival.

Police are searching for the woman’s husband, Jordan Hawes, for questioning in regards to the death.

Police described Hawes as 5-feet-9-inches tall, weighing 150 pounds.

Anyone with information in regards to this homicide or the location of Jordan Hawes is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS. The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.