Body of a Man Found in a Bag on a Brooklyn Sidewalk. Death Being Investigated as a Homicide.


Police in Brooklyn are looking for answers and leads after the body of a deceased man was found wrapped in a "black bag" along an area sidewalk over the weekend.


According to reports, authorities received the call at about 12:35 p.m. Saturday near Van Sinderen and Herkimer streets in Cypress Hills for a body found on the sidewalk in a black bag.


Police have identified the victim as 49-year-old Christopher Adams.


His death has been ruled a homicide, but authorities have not released the cause, police said.


At this time very little details are known about the case and police have made no arrests. They are asking the public's help with finding out information on who is responsible for Adams' death.


Submit tips to police by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), visiting crimestoppers.nypdonline.org, downloading the NYPD Crime Stoppers mobile app, or texting 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577. Spanish-speaking callers are asked to dial 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).

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