Police have opened a homicide investigation into the death of a Brooklyn man who was found with a head wound at an intersection last week.
Moses James, 58, was located about a mile away from his Chester Street residence on Sept. 13 with trauma to the back of his head, at the corner of Belmont Avenue and Watkins Street in Brownsville, at about 4:25 a.m. on Sept. 13.
Officers from the 73rd Precinct made the discovery after receiving a 911 call regarding an assault at the location. EMS rushed James to Brookdale Hospital in critical condition; he died there on Friday, Sept. 17.
Police reclassified the case as a homicide after the Medical Examiner’s office determined that James died of the injuries he sustained in the assault.
The NYPD had no information about the events that led up to the deadly attack, or a description of the suspect. No arrests have been made in the case.
Anyone with information regarding the murder can call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS (for Spanish, dial 888-57-PISTA). You can also submit tips online at crimestoppers.nypdonline.org, or on Twitter @NYPDTips. All calls and messages are kept confidential.