Man arrested in fatal Queens subway stabbing: police

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MASPETH, Queens — A Queens man has been arrested and charged in a fatal stabbing that took place in the subway system Friday, police said.

The incident took place on the southbound platform of the M/R line at Grand Avenue at around 5:42 a.m. Officers responded to the scene and found an unidentified adult man, unconscious and unresponsive with a stab wound to his upper chest.

The man was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.

On Saturday, police arrested Mark Albano, 34, and charged him with murder and criminal possession of a weapon in connection with the stabbing.

Submit tips to police by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), visiting crimestoppers.nypdonline.org, downloading the NYPD Crime Stoppers mobile app, or texting 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577. Spanish-speaking callers are asked to dial 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).

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