WEST VILLAGE, Manhattan (PIX11) — A man was sleeping in a Manhattan park when he was fatally stabbed in the stomach early Tuesday morning, police said.

Authorities found the 34-year-old victim with a stab wound in the torso near West and Christopher streets in the West Village at around 4:40 a.m. The victim was taken to the hospital, where he died, police said.

The motive for the incident was unknown, police said. There were no arrests and the investigation remained ongoing.

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