68-year-old man charged in south Bronx homicide

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A 68-year-old Bronx man has been booked on murder and manslaughter charges over the death of 42-year-old Fernando Rodriguez of 995 Aldus St.

Just before 1 a.m. on Thursday, police arrested Luis Rivera of 1017 Bryant Ave. for his alleged role in stabbing Rodriguez to death a few hours before at 9:24 p.m. on Wednesday night.

NYPD found Rodriguez stabbed in both his torso and legs in the lobby of his building before calling EMS to rush the victim to Lincoln Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Anyone with information in regard to the identity of the male 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 WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM, or on Twitter @ NYPDTips.

All calls and message are strictly confidential.

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