Family and community mourn BX teen stabbed to death

PARKCHESTER - A Bronx teen was found stabbed to death early Saturday morning, and his distraught family is asking for anyone with information to come forward as police try to investigate a possible motive.

Joshua Baez, 17, was found stabbed in the chest near the corner of Ellis Avenue and Virginia Avenue. He was rushed to Westchester Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead. Police say he had no prior arrests and they have no clues leading to a possible suspect.

Friends and family members say the high school junior was a "good kid" who never got into trouble, and they believe Baez knew the person who killed him.

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