Police: Body found in Bushwick backyard

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The body of a 41-year-old man was discovered Friday in the backyard of a home in Bushwick, according to police.

The body was found around 4 p.m. behind the home on Himrod Street near Evergreen Avenue.

A police dog made the discovery after police responded to the home for a noise complaint.

Investigators say they believe the body may have been buried on Sept. 28. It was found wrapped in a black plastic bag.

The man's identity and his cause of death have not been released.

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