Body found under subway stairwell in Queens

January 14, 2008 12:35:06 PM PST
A man was found dead under a subway stairwell in the Edgemere section of the Rockaways in Queens Monday. Police say the victim, a man in his 30s, was discovered under a stairwell at the Beach 44th Street Station just before 9 a.m.

He was reportedly pronounced dead at the scene.

Detectives said the victim appeared to sustain blunt force trauma to the head.

A line trains were bypassing the Beach 44th Street Station because of the police investigation.