Suspects arrested in unrelated deadly stabbings near Penn Station in NYC

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MIDTOWN, Manhattan (WABC) — Suspects in two unrelated homicides at or near Penn Station are now in police custody.

A 32-year-old man was sleeping on a northbound 2 train as it entered Penn Station when he was stabbed to death on Nov. 21.

Police announced Monday that a suspect in connection to the crime is in custody.

According to a preliminary police investigation at the time, the attack was unprovoked.

Police also announced Monday that one of two suspects from a fatal stabbing that happened on Thanksgiving is also in custody.

In that incident, a 36-year-old was stabbed to death just after 6 p.m. near West 33rd Street and 7th Avenue.

The homicides are not connected.
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The precincts where both incidents took place each have seen shooting incidents increase by around 37% compared to this time in 2020.

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