58-Year-Old Man Stabbed to Death in Brooklyn

Police responded to a call of man stabbed inside an apartment in Midwood and found John Gillespie with a stab wound to his abdomen

Friday, Sep 6, 2013  |  Updated 6:36 AM EDT
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58-Year-Old Man Stabbed to Death in Brooklyn

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A 58-year-old man was stabbed and killed in Brooklyn Thursday night, authorities said.

Police responded to a call of man stabbed inside an apartment at 1890 Ocean Avenue in Midwood just after 10 p.m. and found John Gillespie with a stab wound to his abdomen.

Gillespie was taken to a nearby hospital where officials said he was pronounced dead on arrival.

No word yet on what led to Gillespie's death, but a 38-year-old woman was taken into custody by police at the scene. Her relationship to Gillespie remains unclear.

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