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.