NYPD: Body of stabbed man found following Soundview apartment fire

An apartment fire in Soundview led to the discovery of a dead body unrelated to the fire Saturday.

News 12 Staff

Jul 11, 2021, 11:20 AM

Updated 1,103 days ago

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An apartment fire in Soundview led to the discovery of human remains unrelated to the fire Saturday.
Authorities say police they were called to a fire inside apartment 2 at 1211 Manor Ave. around 4 p.m.
After firefighters put out those flames, a 71-year-old man was found lying on the ground with three stab wounds on his neck. He was taken to Jacobi Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
While the fire has been contained, the area was still active Sunday as police conducted their investigation.
No arrests have been made.
The name of victim is being withheld until his family is notified.


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