Man Stabbed to Death in Apartment on Lefferts Ave

An 85-year-old man was found stabbed to death inside his apartment in Crown Heights on Thursday night.

Police arrived on the scene shortly after 10:00pm after receiving a call about an assault taking place in an apartment inside 501 Lefferts Ave, at the corner of Lamont.

The officers who responded found 85-year-old Edill Gonzales inside apartment 3B with multiple stab wounds to the body. He was transported to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Police recovered the murder weapon from the scene, and a 48-year-old woman has been taken into custody for the attack.

Investigators have been visiting the apartment and collecting evidence throughout Friday morning.

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