Man stabbed to death on his birthday

Crime scene investigators conducted a thorough investigation into the stabbing death of a 42-year-old man inside his 1291 Hoe Avenue home.
Photo by Edwin Soto

Police are investigating the mysterious murder of a man on his birthday. According to the NYPD, an unidentified 42-year-old man was found fatally stabbed on Monday, January 2 inside his fifth-floor apartment at 1291 Hoe Avenue at around 5 a.m. The man was rushed to St. Barnabas Hospital with stab wounds to his head and chest, but succumbed to his injuries. Neighbors claim they heard an argument between a man and woman prior to the stabbing. Police said the incident marks the first Bronx homicide of 2017. Anyone with information about this case is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS. All calls are kept strictly confidential.

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