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A 19-year-old Brookville man was found stabbed to death in a Laurelton barbershop on Thursday afternoon, and the NYPD said a 34-year-old suspect has been taken into custody.
Police said Carl Richardson of Brookville was unconscious and unresponsive when officers responded to a 911 call at 227-14 Merrick Blvd. just before 2 p.m.
Cedric Simpson, 34, of Cambria Heights, was arrested and has ben charged with second-degree murder and fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon.
Published reports state that Richardson was stabbed repeatedly with a pair of scissors after he attempted to collect a debt.
A statement said officers from the 105th Precinct found Richardson with multiple stab wounds to his torso.
City EMS personnel transported him to North Shore LIJ-Franklin Hospital in Valley Stream where he was pronounced dead.
The statement from the NYPD said charges were pending against the unidentified 34-year-old man as of 7 p.m. on Thursday.