A dead body was found last week at a Brooklyn housing complex and police are now asking for the public’s help in identifying the man.

The body was discovered at about 11:15 p.m. on Jan. 15 in the rear of 301 Sutter Ave. — New York Housing Authority’s Langston Hughes Houses in Brownsville.

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Police describe the man as black and between 18 to 25 years old; he was found wearing black cargo pants, a black hooded sweater and a black T-shirt with a picture of a raven and a skull. A sketch released by authorities depicts the unidentified victim, along with a photo of his T-shirt.


Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS. The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website at nypdcrimestoppers.com or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All tips are kept strictly confidential.

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