NYC man’s death under investigation after he was found on street with knife lodged in chest

2 years ago

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An unidentified man’s death is being investigated after he was found lying dead in the corner of a Brooklyn neighborhood in New York City late Wednesday.

Little is known about the 38-year-old male victim whose body was discovered by officers at around 11 p.m. in the Sunset Park section of Brooklyn, at the intersection of 5th Avenue and 60th Street.

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  • Officers said that the victim had a knife protruding from his chest when he was found; they rushed him to NYU Langone Hospital in Brooklyn where he was declared dead.

    “It is unclear at this time if the aided male is a victim of a crime, or if the wound is self-inflicted,” the New York Police Department said in a statement.

    Authorities are not releasing the victim’s identity pending family notification. The Chief Medical Examiner’s Office is working to determine a cause of death.