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Person Found Dead In Basement Of Westchester Home

A dead body was found in a basement apartment at 246 S. Sixth Ave. in Mount Vernon, prompting a police investigation.
A dead body was found in a basement apartment at 246 S. Sixth Ave. in Mount Vernon, prompting a police investigation. Photo Credit: Google Maps

Police are investigating the death of a 39-year-old man who was found dead inside his home.

Police said that the man - whose name has not been released pending notification of his family - was found in a basement apartment in Mount Vernon on South Sixth Avenue shortly after 4 p.m. on Wednesday, March 13. According to a News12 report, the body was found by his girlfriend.

The cause of the death is currently under investigation, and there was a heavy police presence on Sixth Avenue for several hours on Wednesday night. Initial reports said that the incident is being investigated as a homicide.

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