An elderly man was found murdered in his apartment Tuesday morning, Salt Lake police reported.

The man, in his 60s, was stabbed many times in the chest late Monday night or early Tuesday in his apartment at 335 E. Third South, said Lt. Mel Shields.One window was open, two screens were detached and the apartment was in disarray, but it was unknown whether there had been a burglary, said Shields.

Police were still trying to identify the man Tuesday morning. No suspects have been named.