NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Police are still conducting a homicide investigation after discovering the bloody body of a 400-pound man inside a kitchen closet in the Bronx on Saturday.

LISTEN: 1010 WINS’ Glenn Schuck has a neighbor’s reaction

Police found the body inside a large maroon laundry bag in a kitchen closet inside the Justice Sonia Sotomayor Apartments at 1815 Bruckner Blvd. in the Soundview section of the Bronx at 2:57 p.m., according to the police report.

The neighbor, who knew the man for 30 years, said she was shocked at the gruesome find.

“[It’s] Terrifying, frightening. He was such a polite gentlemen. Always talked about health. Never saw him with bad company. Never saw him with anything,” she said.

Police were still around the apartment on Sunday as the investigation continued.

The Medical Examiner will be determining the cause of death.

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