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Police probe death in Haverstraw

While officials have not confirmed the victim's identity, neighbors tell News 12 that the victim's name was Jose.

Haverstraw police are investigating the death of a person found in an apartment at 102 West St.

Lt. John Hickey of the Haverstraw Police Department confirmed that a body was found at the residence.

Neighbors said the man they believe was found dead worked at a local liquor store.

"He was like a father to me," Eric Tavares told News12 at the scene. "We always play dominoes."

Police were in the early stages of their investigation Sunday afternoon and could not say whether the circumstances were suspicious.

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