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Man stabbed to death in the East Village

Posted at 1:49 PM, Mar 26, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-26 13:52:57-04

EAST VILLAGE, Manhattan — A man was stabbed to death in the East Village on Monday night, police said.

The 27-year-old victim was found with a stab wound to the stomach in front of the Jacon Riis Houses around 8:45 p.m., officials said. Emergency medical services rushed the man to Bellevue Hospital Center where he was pronounced deceased.

Police took a person of interest into custody.

No identifying information has been released for the victim or for the person in police custody.