Suspect dead after being stabbed, beaten with baseball bat trying to break into Queens home
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WPIX - "The family who lives at the home tells police they do not know the alleged burglar."

via WPIX:

QUEENS, N.Y. -- (WPIX) -- An alleged burglar died Monday after being stabbed and hit with a baseball bat, according to police.

An unarmed man, 26, knocked and rang the doorbell of a home on Williamson Avenue around 2:45 a.m., police sources said. One of two brothers answered the door, and the man allegedly forced his way inside, according to sources. The resident's brother then confronted the man and fought him, sources said.

The altercation spilled out into the street, and the man accused of breaking into the home was stabbed and hit with a baseball bat, according to sources. Police confirm the alleged burglar suffered head trauma and a stab wound to the torso. He was taken to the hospital, where police said he was pronounced dead. The incident was reported as a burglary in progress, police said.

The brothers are ages 16 and 27 years old, police said. The brothers' mother and sister also live at the home. PIX11 cameras showed one of the two women being interviewed by police.

FULL STORY: Burglar dead after being stabbed, hit with baseball bat by Queens homeowners: Police - WPIX

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