Police: Man in custody in connection to body found in Fordham

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Police say a man is in custody after another man was found dead in an apartment in Fordham Friday.

Officials identified the suspect as 37-year-old Charles Votaw.

Neighbors say they called police after noticing a foul smell in the building around 5 p.m.

Officers discovered a man who was unconscious and unresponsive, with his ankles bound to his waist.

MORE: Police: Man found dead with ankles bound to waist, slash marks in Fordham

EMS pronounced the man dead at the scene.

Votaw faces charges of assault, concealing a corpse and tampering with physical evidence.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.

 

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