WAKEFIELD, the Bronx — Police took a man into custody Tuesday night after another man was found stabbed to death inside a Bronx apartment, according to the NYPD.
Authorities said cops responded just after 7:30 p.m. after a 911 call to the apartment building on East 232nd Street in the Wakefield section.
Responding officers arrived to discover a 31-year-old man with multiple stab wounds around his body, lying unconscious in an apartment, police said.
EMS transported the victim to an area hospital where he was subsequently pronounced dead.
Officials identified the man as Cori Lowe of the Bronx.
The NYPD said 32-year-old Lawrence Hyde, of White Plains, was taken into custody at the scene and later arrested on murder charges.
Police sources said the two men were relatives, possibly cousins.
It was not clear what led to the deadly stabbing.
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