A ROTTING body found under a couch may have been there for weeks and was so decomposed it couldn’t be identified, 警察说.
Police made the discovery on June 29 after they were called to an apartment for reports of a foul odor.
Emergency personnel responded to the scene where the man was officially pronounced dead.
The NYPD confirmed to The Sun that the death is being investigated as a homicide.
“The individual sustained multiple stab wounds to the neck and back,” the NYPD said.
“The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner will determine the exact cause of death.”
The individual remains unidentified at this time.
The NYPD said no arrests have been made yet in the case.
Police believe the person had been dead for weeks due to the condition of the rotting body, the New York Post reports.
The body was discovered at an apartment in Woodhaven, Queens.
Woodhaven is located in the southwestern part of Queens, near Ozone Park and also Forest Park.
在 2019, the neighborhood was deemed one of the safest in Queens.