NYPD traces blood trail after finding slain mother in a duffel bag on Queens sidewalk

Gaal's husband reportedly received a haunting message that said, 'Your whole family is next'

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A 51-year-old Queens mother of two was found dead inside a duffel bag just blocks from her home shortly after 8:00 a.m. on Saturday morning, according to the NYPD. 

Orsolya Gaal was pronounced dead at the scene after someone called 911 to report a suspicious bag with blood on it. 

The NYPD secures the scene where Gaal's body was discovered in a duffel bag in Queens. 

The NYPD secures the scene where Gaal's body was discovered in a duffel bag in Queens.  (Fox News)

NYPD detectives traced the blood stains several blocks away to a home in Forest Hills, a residential neighborhood in Queens. 

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Gaal went out with friends on Friday night and was seen back at her home before surveillance video captured an "unknown individual" dragging the wheeled duffel bag in the early hours of Saturday morning, according to the New York Post

Gaal lived in a residential Queens neighborhood with her family. 

Gaal lived in a residential Queens neighborhood with her family.  (Fox News)

Her body was discovered about four hours later. 

Gaal's husband and eldest son were away at the time of her death, but PIX11 reports that the family received a chilling message for her husband that said, "Your whole family is next."

The couple's younger 13-year-old son was found on the top floor of their home after police traced the bloodstains back to the neighborhood, according to The Post. The NYPD doesn't believe he left the home overnight.  

The NYPD secures and investigates the scene of the murder of Orsolya Gaal. 

The NYPD secures and investigates the scene of the murder of Orsolya Gaal.  (Fox News)

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The New York City Medical Examiner's Office will perform an autopsy and determine Gaal's cause of death.