Dead body found wrapped in comforter in Brooklyn

BROOKLYN, New York (WABC) -- An investigation is underway after a body was found wrapped in a comforter and placed in a bag in Brooklyn Saturday.

According to preliminary information from police, they received a call around 12:40 p.m. of a dead body found on Herkimer Street.

Upon arriving, police say they found a body wrapped in a comforter and then placed in a bag with duct tape around it in the back of a location near Van Sinderen Avenue and Herkimer Street and Atlantic.

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It's unknown if the victim is a male or female.

The incident is being ruled a homicide.

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