NEW YORK (AP) — New York City police say the death of a man found wrapped in a red carpet in front of a Starbucks in Harlem is being investigated as a homicide.
Chief of Detectives Dermot Shea said the body was found around 6 a.m. Thursday with possible wounds to the head.
Police say a pedestrian alerted officers after seeing feet or shoes sticking out of the rolled-up carpet.
Shea said the body was wrapped in a bag inside the carpet and was likely left in front of the coffee shop a few hours before it was found.
The medical examiner will determine what caused the man’s death.
Shea says police have not positively identified the victim. No arrests have been made.