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NYPD investigates death of man found inside Lenox Hill apartment

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LENOX HILL, Manhattan – Police are investigating the death of a 78-year-old man whose lifeless body was found on his couch.

The New York Police Department said officers responded to a call of an unconscious person inside an apartment on East 64th Street in Lenox Hill around 8:00 p.m. Wednesday.

Upon arrival, police found Christopher Cooley, unconscious and unresponsive, sitting on his couch inside the living room. He was pronounced dead at the scene by EMS.

The medical examiner will determine the exact cause of death.

No arrests have been made.