Body found with stab wounds at Public Hotel in Manhattan's Lower East Side

No arrests have been made in connection with the incident.

Edric Robinson

Apr 22, 2024, 8:11 PM

Updated 37 days ago

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On Sunday, authorities found the body of a 49-year-old man with multiple stab wounds at the Public Hotel in Manhattan's Lower East Side.
Emergency Medical Services rushed to the scene at the intersection of Chrystie and Stanton streets following a distress call received by the NYPD around 11 a.m. Upon arrival, officers were met by the victim, who was found unconscious and unresponsive inside the hotel premises.
According to a source close to the NYPD, a knife was discovered near the victim's body. The investigation is ongoing as authorities await the official determination of the cause of death from the chief medical examiner.
No arrests have been made in connection with the incident. The identity of the deceased is being withheld pending notification of family members.
Authorities urge anyone with information regarding the incident to come forward and assist with the ongoing investigation. Contact crime stoppers at 800-577-TIPS.


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