Police seek to identify man whose body parts were found in bags in Queens

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NEW YORK — Police are trying to identify a man whose dismembered body was found near train tracks in Queens.

The body parts were found April 12 near Long Island Rail Road tracks in Elmhurst.

According to police, a homeless man found a bag with a skull in it. Detectives searched the area and found more bags with body parts in them.

The medical examiner's office determined that the body parts belonged to a 30-year-old white man.

Police are calling the man's death a homicide and they are seeking the public's help in identifying the victim.

They released a composite sketch on Friday.

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