Police: 1 found dead inside building, brother-in-law in custody

A man was found dead inside a staircase of a building early Sunday morning, and officials say a family member is in police custody.

News 12 Staff

Feb 3, 2019, 3:11 PM

Updated 1,902 days ago

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A man was found dead inside a staircase of a building early Sunday morning, and officials say a family member is in police custody.
Police say they responded to a call of a fight in the staircase inside of 616 Brighton Beach Ave. before 2:30 a.m.
When police arrived at the scene, they say they found a 52-year-old man with trauma to his head.
EMS transported the victim to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Police are not releasing the victim's name at this time.
Police say a 56-year-old man taken into custody is the victim’s brother-in-law. 
Charges against the suspect are pending.


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