Police are investigating the death of a man in his 40s whose body was found near South Fourth Street and Bedford Avenue in Williamsburg Tuesday morning.
Law enforcement sources tell NBC 4 New York he was found in a pool of blood and appeared to have been stabbed in the neck. The body was discovered on the second floor of a building that neighbors say has been abandoned for years.
Emergency responders pronounced the man dead at the scene.
A medical examiner will conduct an autopsy to determine the cause of death.
No other details were immediately available.