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Police want to question woman about First Ave. murder

BY THE VILLAGE SUN | Police are looking for a witness who may know something about the recent murder on First Ave. in the East Village.

Marvin Bellamy, 37, was found unconscious and unresponsive with single puncture wound to his chest on Wed., July 14, around 6 a.m., on the sidewalk near the McDonald’s at Sixth St. and First Ave.

A resident of the Frederick Douglass Houses on the Upper West Side, he was pronounced dead at Mount Sinai Beth Israel Hospital shortly afterward.

Police issued a “Wanted for Questioning Only” poster featuring the image of a woman.

The Daily News reported that cops believe the woman — who wore a Champions shirt and had a colorful bag — may have witnessed the attack or was with the victim prior to his murder.

Police recently released surveillance-camera images of the alleged suspect, above. (Courtesy N.Y.P.D.)

Police also recently released images of the alleged suspect in the slaying.

Also part of the investigation, police were initially unsure about the type of weapon used, whether it was a gun or a sharp object.

Police ask that anyone with information call the N.Y.P.D.’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). Tips can also be submitted on the Crime Stoppers Web site at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or on Twitter at @NYPDTips. All tips are strictly confidential.

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