39-year-old man found dead inside home in Mount Vernon

MOUNT VERNON, Westchester County (WABC) -- Police are investigating the death of a 39-year-old man in Mount Vernon.

His body was found at about 5 p.m. Wednesday in the basement of a three-story house at 249 South 6th Avenue.

The death is being investigated as a homicide.

There was a heavy police presence on the block as investigators gather evidence.

The victim's identity has not yet been released.

No arrests have been made and the investigation is ongoing.

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