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73-year-old found stabbed to death in the Bronx

MOTT HAVEN, the Bronx —Authorities are investigating after a man was found stabbed to death inside of an apartment in the Bronx, police said Tuesday.

Police responded to a 911 call of an unconscious man inside of an apartment located at 352 Beekman Ave.,  just before 8:40p.m. on Monday.

When authorities arrived, they discovered Owen Dillard, 73, inside the apartment with multiple stab wounds to his neck, according to police.

The 73-year-old victim was initially found by his fiancee, police said.

Dillard was pronounced  dead at the scene.

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