Murder victim found stuffed in plastic bag

December 22, 2008 8:22:48 PM PST
Police are looking for the killer of a 22-year-old man. The superintendent of a building at 2161 Barnes Avenue found the body in a plastic bag in an alley at 7:30 Sunday morning.

Police said he had suffered multiple stab wounds to his neck and head.

The victim has been identified as John Hopkins-Drago of Edison Avenue in the Bronx.

Neighbors told Eyewitness News that Drago was adopted from Russia. They also said he had not been seen in the area since his father died a year ago.

The NYPD is asking for help in this case. Anyone with information is asked to call Crimestoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477). The public can also text tips to CRIMES (274637), then enter TIP577.

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