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Body Found in Williamsburg

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

By Shimon Prokupecz and Tracie Strahan
|  Tuesday, Oct 16, 2012  |  Updated 12:43 PM EDT
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Body Found in Williamsburg

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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.

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