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Mystery as dismembered body found in suitcases in same neighborhood where body parts were strewn months before

A DISMEMBERED body has been found in separate suitcases in an apartment in Brooklyn, New York, according to officials.

Police made the gruesome find in Cypress Hills, the same neighborhood where a different dismembered body was discovered just a few months previously.

A dismembered body was found in separate suitcases in a Brooklyn apartment on WednesdayCredit: ABC7NY
Police found 'a large amount of blood' and human remains inside the Cypress Hill residenceCredit: ABC7NY

On Wednesday, authorities entered the apartment after receiving a tip about the tenant, a woman in her 20s, reported The New York Post.

Once inside, officials found “a large amount of blood” and human remains.

Police have opened an investigation and are looking for a person of interest for questioning, according to the NYPD.

The victim's identity has not been released.

Residents of the building told the Post the woman who lives in the apartment has a boyfriend and they would often fight.

Neighbor Kim Angeles, 24, told the outlet the building's superintendent was first to discover the human remains and called police.

The discovery comes months after a head was found inside the apartment of Harvey Marcelin, a convicted killer.

The head belonged to a body discovered in a shopping cart a week before, per The New York Times.

Marcelin, who has spent more than 50 years of her life behind bars, was charged with concealment of a human corpse in connection with the murder of Susan Leyden, 68.

Leyden was last seen alive entering Marcelin's Brooklyn apartment on February 27.

Marcelin was allegedly caught on camera ditching human remains in her neighborhood, according to the New York Post.

When a search warrant was performed on Marcelin's apartment, a human head was reportedly found.

Leyden's torso was recovered a block from Marcelin's apartment. It was allegedly in the same bag Leyden had brought and Marcelin was spotted leaving her apartment with.

Days later, the woman's leg was found a few blocks away. Her arm is still reportedly missing.

The U.S. Sun has reached out to the NYPD for additional information on the body found on Wednesday.