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Firefighters Discover Body Inside Jackson Heights Apartment

34-15 74th Street in Jackson Heights, Queens, (credit: Google Maps)

34-15 74th Street in Jackson Heights, Queens, (credit: Google Maps)

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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — The FDNY discovered the body of a person at a Queens apartment.

Firefighters had gone there after receiving a call about a burn victim. But the fire department says there was no fire when they arrived at the Jackson Heights apartment around 10:30 a.m. Monday.

The cause of death was not immediately clear.

An investigation is ongoing.

The person was found in a second-floor apartment of a six-story building at 34-15 74th St.

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