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Police Investigating After Body Found In Harlem Apartment

Building in Harlem where a body was found in a barrel (credit: CBS 2)

Building in Harlem where a body was found in a barrel (credit: CBS 2)

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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Police are investigating a mysterious death in Harlem.

Authorities responded to a 911 call Saturday night for a foul odor at a building on Seventh Avenue.

When police arrived, they found a body inside a barrel in an apartment in the building. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

The medical examiner will determine the cause of death.

The person has not been identified.

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