Half buried, decomposing body found in Brooklyn backyard, police say
BUSHWICK, Brooklyn (WPIX) – Officials are investigating a decomposing body found in a Brooklyn backyard.
On Oct. 6, officers arrived at a residence on Himrod Street in Bushwick where they a discovered a man in the backyard of the house unconscious and unresponsive, said police.
The victim was last seen Sept.22, police sources said. He was reported missing by a friend Friday.
Cops went to 54 Himrod, the victim's new address, where he'd started working as a super.
His body was found partially decomposed in a black bag and buried in a shallow grave in the backyard, police sources said.
Photos from the scene of the gruesome discovery:
EMS arrived and pronounced the 41-year-old man dead at the scene.
There is no obvious trauma to the body, police said.
The former super of the building is being investigated as a person of interest, police sources said.
Video obtained by detectives shows someone pushing a cart with a black bag in it on Sept. 27.
The Medical Examiner will determine the cause of death.