Man found dead with bag over head in Crown Heights home

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Police say they found a 58-year-old man dead in his Crown Heights apartment with a plastic bag over his head and one hand cuffed.

They say Devon McCormick had been there for quite some time. His body had begun decomposing inside the 570 Franklin Ave. apartment.

Neighbors say their landlord made the discovery when he went to check up on McCormick, who hadn't been seen for a few days.

Investigators say there were no visual signs of trauma. It's unclear whether his death was self-inflicted or involved foul play.

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