- Associated Press - Friday, January 1, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) - Police say a man has been found dead after a fire in his Brooklyn apartment.

The blaze was reported around 2:30 p.m. Friday in a building on Jefferson Avenue, in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood. The New York Police Department says firefighters extinguished the flames in a third-floor apartment and found 56-year-old Michael Floyd dead.

Authorities are investigating what caused the fire.

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