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Police release photo of man wanted for questioning in fatal Bronx stabbing

The 58-year-old victim was found with multiple stabs wounds on his body.

Police are looking for Jose Torres, 51, for questioning in connection to the fatalNYPD

Police are investigating the fatal stabbing of a 58-year-old man found dead inside a Bronx apartment early Tuesday morning.

On April 19 at about 1:03 a.m., police responded to a 911 call of an assault in progress at 2724 University Ave., according to authorities.

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Upon arriving, the officers found the victim — whose identity was withheld pending proper family notification — with multiple stab wounds on his body, police said. Emergency personnel took the man to St. Barnabus Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

On Tuesday afternoon, police released a photo of man — identified as 51-year-old Jose Torres — they say is wanted for questioning in connection to the stabbing.

Torres is described to be Hispanic, 5 feet 4 inches tall, 155 pounds and was last seen wearing a black shirt and dark pants.

Anyone with information in regards 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 or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

 

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