Brooklyn man found dead, nearly decapitated, in apartment building basement, police say
A Brooklyn man was found dead with his head nearly decapitated early Tuesday morning, police said.
Mahuddin Mahumd, 57, was found with his throat slashed in the basement of a Kensington apartment building shortly after midnight when police responded to a 911 call of an assault in progress.
Officers found Mahumd with burns to his face and deep lacerations to his throat.
It appeared as if someone was trying to cut his head off, police said.
He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police said no arrests have been made and the investigation is ongoing.
Mahumd was found several blocks from his own Ditmas Park home.
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