Man strangled to death in NYC apartment dispute

A man was strangled to death during a dispute in a Staten Island apartment building, NYPD said.

Police said the victim, 36, had entered the home of a 32-year-old acquaintance at 1950 Clove Road and the two began fighting, with the older man striking the other in the face with a knife.

The 32-year-old retaliated and strangled his assailant until the man was no longer conscious, a police spokeswoman said.

Police arrived to find first responders treating the victim.
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A man was found bludgeoned to death in the 2nd floor hallway at 1950 Clove Road on Christmas Day.
The older man allegedly struck the younger acquaintance with a knife.
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Police arrived to find first responders treating the victim, who was pronounced dead.

The 32-year-old was was taken into custody for questioning and to Staten Island University Hospital for treatment for his injuries. No charges have been filed.