Man charged over fatally stabbing co-worker, 22, at Bronx car dealership

David Caplan
February 25, 2020 - 7:38 am
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NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Police arrested a man accussed of fatally stabbing a 22-year-old-year old man was stabbed to death by his co-worker at a car dealership in Bronx's Kingsbridge neighborhood Monday.

Authorities charged 53-year-old Jose Almodovar with murder, manslaughter and criminal possession of a weapon. 

The NYPD said it responded to a 911 call around 4:30 p.m. of an assault in progress at Riverdale Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram at 5869 Broadway.

"Upon arrival, officers observed a 22-year-old male, unconscious and unresponsive, with multiple stab wounds to the neck," police said in a press release. 

EMS responded to the location and transported the victim to New York-Presbyterian Hospital/The Allen Pavilion, where he was pronounced deceased.

Police identified the victim as Brandon Almonte of Yonkers. 

The 53-year-old man was taken into custody and a knife was recovered at the scene.

The investigation remains ongoing.

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