Crime 4 men, believed to be homeless, found dead in NYC's Chinatown

14:05  05 october  2019
14:05  05 october  2019 Source:   abcnews.go.com

Police: 5 Homeless Men Attacked In Their Sleep, 4 Dead From Injuries

  Police: 5 Homeless Men Attacked In Their Sleep, 4 Dead From Injuries Officers found the bodies after getting a call around 2 a.m. of a possible fight near Bowery and Doyers Street.Police say the suspect attacked five homeless men in their sleep. Four died from their injuries.

At least four men , all believed to be homeless , were killed in Manhattan by an assailant who struck them with Thomas Antonetti of the New York Police Department. A 24-year-old man was in custody, Lieutenant Three other men were found on Broadway and East Broadway with fatal injuries, the

A man who was believed to be homeless and who had a medical condition was found dead Saturday afternoon, Dec. 23, near Rimpau Avenue and 6th Street If you see comments that you find offensive, please use the “Flag as Inappropriate” feature by hovering over the right side of the post, and pulling

Four men, believed to be homeless, were found dead in New York City's Chinatown early Saturday morning, and police say they have a suspect in custody.

  4 men, believed to be homeless, found dead in NYC's Chinatown © 400tmax/Getty Images

Police responding to reports of an assault at around 2 a.m. discovered a man in his 60s and another man, 49, both with head wounds, authorities said. The elder man was pronounced dead at the scene.

Two hours later police were called to another crime scene about three blocks away, where three additional men were found dead.

A 24-year-old man who was in possession of a metal object was taken into custody, police said. The metal object was described a metal post or pipe.

NYPD officials said that all five victims appeared to be homeless.

Police reached out to other homeless people in the area following the incident, authorities said.

This is a developing story. Please check back for updates.

NYC’s murder rate on the rise after back-to-back October bloodbaths .
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) - It's been an especially deadly October in New York City, and the murder rate is now up for the year. Police data shows the city's year-to-date homicide count is at 257--seven more than this time last year. Two recent mass killings--a massacre of homeless men in Manhattan and a bloodbath at an illegal gambling den in Brooklyn--have contributed to the rise in homicides. A homeless man has been accused of beating four other homeless men to death with a metal bar in Chinatown on Oct. 5. A fifth man was critically wounded in the horrific attacks.And on Saturday, at least 15 shots were fired at an illegal gambling den in Crown Heights.

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