A body has been found at the point
On Thursday, August 18, 2011 at approximately 0725 hours, police officers responded to calls of a body in the water at 3078 Gerritsen Ave within the confines of the 63 precinct. Upon arrival, officers discovered a M/W/28 unconscious and unresponsive on the shore of the location. EMS responded and pronounced the aided DOA. There are no arrests at this time, ME will determine the cause of death and investigation is ongoing.
Update 11:45AM From information gathered at the scene.
Both the stabbing at channel avenue and body at the point are related incidents.
There was a bar fight involving two brothers and another group that spilled into the streets. One brother was stabbed near Everett avenue and collapsed across the street in the weeds. He was transported to a hospital and is in critical condition. The other brother
was stabbed and found DOA at the point.
Update 12:20PM Police are waiting on a warrant for a person of interest on 3609 Filmore Ave between 36 and 37th
Update 2:00pm The internet has identified the body as Timothy Murray and the stabbing victim as Ryan Murray.
Update 5:00pm The 63 has arrested someone in connection with the stabbing. A warrant was issued for Samuel Edison.
This is a breaking story and will be updated as information becomes available.
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A photo has been removed at the request of the family