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Person of interest in custody after man is found stabbed on Midtown street: NYPD

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Police are investigating the death of a man who was found stabbed in Midtown early Friday morning.

Authorities say that at 12:57 a.m. on Aug. 26, police responded to a 911 call regarding a person stabbed in the vicinity of West 44th Street and 8th Avenue. Upon their arrival, officers found 49-year-old Bronx resident Guarionex Torres with stab wounds to the neck and groin.

Paramedics rushed Torres to NYC Health & Hospitals/Bellevue, where he was pronounced dead.

A knife was recovered near where the stabbing occurred and 28-year-old Bronx resident Jesus Ramirez, who police say is a person of interest, was taken into custody. He was later charged with murder and criminal possession of a weapon.

The investigation remains ongoing.

Updated at 11:46 a.m. on Aug. 26, 2022.

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