Man Stabbed And Killed Inside His Dyker Heights Home

Man Stabbed And Killed Inside His Dyker Heights Home
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DYKER HEIGHTS – A 57-year-old man was found stabbed and killed in his home early this morning.

At around 4:22 a.m. on Wednesday, April 15, cops arrived at a private home on 84th Street near 14th Avenue to conduct a wellness check. When they arrived, they found a 57-year-old man unconscious and unresponsive. According to the NYPD, he had multiple stab wounds to his body and was declared dead at the scene.

Cops say a 26-year-old man was taken to custody. According to AMNY, he had allegedly stabbed his father to death. As of now, the investigation remains ongoing. The name of the victim has not yet been released by the cops.

Anyone with information in regard to this incident 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 Crime Stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.