Man Stabbed To Death In Mott Haven

By Kevin Deutsch

Homicide detectives are searching for a killer who stabbed a 24-year-old man to death in Mott Haven Saturday night, police said.

The victim was found outside St. Mary’s Park in shortly after 9 p.m., with two severe stab wounds to his torso, police said. He was pronounced dead at Lincoln Hospital.

No arrests had been announced as of Sunday morning. The victim’s name was not immediately released.

The park has been a haven for drug use and crime in the past, with a local heroin trade thriving in and around the green space.

Anyone with information is asked to call NYPD Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.


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Kevin Deutsch is a Staff Writer for Bronx Justice News covering the criminal justice system, drugs, and DNA use by law enforcement. An award-winning journalist, Deutsch is the author of the true crime books "Pill City" and "The Triangle." He has worked on staff at the Daily News, Miami Herald, Newsday, The Palm Beach Post, and The Riverdale Press. His work has also appeared in Newsweek, Columbia Journalism Review, The New York Times, The Village Voice, The Forward, The Independent, Huffington Post, Orlando Sentinel, and the New York Post, among other publications. His numerous television appearances include spots on CNN, MSNBC, and C-SPAN's BookTV. He has also been featured in The New Yorker. A Bronx resident, Deutsch hosts the true crime podcast "A Dark Turn" on the Authors on the Air Global Radio Network.