On Sunday, November 24, 2019 at approximately 1415 hours, police responded to a 911 call of an aided male inside of 785 E. 163 Street, within the confines of the 42nd Precinct in the Bronx.
Upon arrival, officers observed a 43-year-old male with difficulty breathing inside the location.
EMS responded and transported the male to NYC Health & Hospitals / Lincoln, where he was later pronounced deceased.
The incident has now been deemed a homicide.
Following proper family notification, the deceased has been identified as follows.
965 Tinton Avenue
Bronx, NY 10456
There are no arrests made as of this hour.
The investigation remains ongoing.
All charges are merely accusations and all defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.
Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to call the NYPD‘s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1–800–577–TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1–888–57–PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers‘ website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.
All tips will be kept strictly confidential.