Man, 37, Beaten To Death Outside Bronx Bodega

Published on May 23, 2014, 4:29 pm
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Police say they are looking for the person who beat a 37-year-old man to death after an argument in front of a bodega in Bronx early Friday.

The suspect and victim were outside the Guerrero Bodega on Washington Avenue in the Belmont area shortly just after midnight Thursday when they got into a fight, police say.

The victim was punched in the face, and he fell to the ground and hit his head. The man, whose identity has not yet been released, went into cardiac arrest and was pronounced dead at St. Barnabas Hospital.

No arrests have been made in the deadly attack, police say.

Anyone with information on the case should contact the Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS, or text CRIMES and then enter TIP577, or visit NYPDCrimestoppers.com.

All calls are strictly confidential.

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