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Body found rolled up in carpet on Harlem street: police

Posted at 11:44 AM, Sep 12, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-12 17:19:03-04

A body was found on 145th Street in Harlem on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019. (Google Maps)

HARLEM — Police are investigating after the body of a man was found rolled up in a carpet on a Manhattan street Thursday morning, authorities said.

Just before 6 a.m., officers responding to a 911 call discovered the man unconscious and unresponsive inside a red carpet in front of 301 West 145th St. in Harlem, police said.

EMS responded and pronounced the man dead at the scene, according to the NYPD.

Police said the Medical Examiner will determine the cause of death and the investigation is ongoing.

The victim had no identification and according to police, is believed to be in his late 20s or 30s.