Dead man found decomposing under couch in Queens ID'd

A man's decomposing body was found in an apartment on Jamaica Avenue in Woodhaven on Wednesday
A 46-year-old man's decomposing body was found in an apartment on Jamaica Avenue in Woodhaven on last month. Photo credit Google Street View

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) – A 46-year-old man found decomposing under a couch at a Queens apartment last month been identified, police said Monday.

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The gruesome discovery of Jason Brady was made June 29 by NYPD officers responding to a 911 call around 1:30 p.m. from the landlord of a building on Jamaica Avenue, near 77th Street, in Woodhaven.

A tenant had called the landlord to complain about a foul smell emanating from the apartment where the dead man was found.

When officers gained entry to the unit, they found his badly decomposed body under a couch, police said.

Brady's neck and back were found with multiple stab wounds, causing his death, police said Monday.

The body of Jason Brady had been found after a foul odor led the landlord to call police last month.
The body of Jason Brady had been found after a foul odor led the landlord to call police last month. Photo credit NYPD

Police said last month Brady may have been dead for several weeks.

His connection to the apartment remains unknown at this time.

Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS.