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Mutilated body of man, 68, found in Bronx apartment

Published:Monday | December 5, 2016 | 12:00 AM


Police say a 68-year-old man has been found dead with his penis severed in a Bronx bathroom and that a 32-year-old homeless man has been arrested in connection with his death.

Officers found the victim after responding to a call about a man who'd been assaulted in an apartment. It happened around 8:15 p.m. on Saturday.

The man was found on his side inside the tub. Emergency medical workers pronounced him dead at the scene. Authorities have not released his name.

Police say the 32-year-old, identified as Jerry Pagan, was arrested and faces a murder charge.

No further information was available.