Police investigating after 27-year-old found murdered inside Bronx apartment building

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NEW YORK, NY – A 27-year-old man was found dead, stabbed in the back, outside a 2nd-floor apartment in the Bronx early Friday morning.

Police responded to 808 Elsmere Place after receiving a 911 call reporting a man stabbed and unconscious in the hallway of the apartment building.

When police arrived, they found the man unconscious and unresponsive, suffering from a stab wound. He was treated by EMS and taken to Saint Barnabas Hospital. He was pronounced dead a short time later.

A 25-year-old suspect was reportedly taken into custody by police a short time later. At this time, police have not identified that suspect.

The victim’s identity was not released, pending notification of his family.

Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the CrimeStoppers website at https://crimestoppers.nypdonline.org/ or on Twitter @NYPDTips.

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