NYPD arrest man after finding body inside plastic container in Brooklyn

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Police said they found a man stuffed inside a plastic container in a Brooklyn home. Authorities arrested Joshua Simser, 24, in connection to the death.
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Police arrested a Brooklyn man after they found a dead body inside a plastic container outside his home over the weekend.

Authorities arrived at the Flatlands home of Joshua Simser, 24, on Saturday afternoon. Police said they received a call from a nightclub owner who reported that an employee admitted to killing someone.

Simser was arrested on Sunday and was charged with second-degree murder.

Investigators said that they found a man unresponsive and unconscious inside of a large, black plastic storage container at around 12:30 p.m. on Saturday on Simser’s property.

Emergency workers declared the victim dead at the scene. Police have not yet released the man’s name, and the medical examiner will determine the cause of death.

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