BRONX, N.Y. (PIX11) – A man was found dead inside a garbage bag in a cart in the Bronx on Saturday, the NYPD said.  

Police officers responded to a 911 call at 11:16 a.m. on Whitlock Avenue and Bruckner Boulevard. EMS personnel pronounced the man dead at the scene, according to the NYPD. 

The man was identified as 40-year-old Bronx resident Paul Bernardon. The chief medical examiner will determine his cause of death.  

An investigation is ongoing, the NYPD said.  

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