Body found in plastic bag on Brooklyn sidewalk: NYPD

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CYPRESS HILLS, Brooklyn — A body wrapped in a black bag was found on a Brooklyn sidewalk Saturday afternoon, NYPD officials said.

Authorities received the call at about 12:35 p.m. near Van Sinderen and Herkimer streets in Cypress Hills for a body found on the sidewalk in a black bag; the gender of the victim could not be determined, officials said.

The medical examiner was working to determine the cause of death.

This is a developing story.

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