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.
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.