On Wednesday, July 3, 2019, at approximately 0846 hours, police responded to a 911 call of a rescue inside 1269 Sheridan Avenue, Apt. 2J, within the confines of the 44 Precinct in Bronx.
Upon arrival, officers observed a 65-year-old female unconscious and unresponsive on a bed inside the apartment.
EMS responded and pronounced the victim deceased at the scene. The medical examiner will determine the cause of death and the investigation is ongoing.
The identity of the deceased is pending family notification.
on July 03, 2019, the following 39-year-old male individual has been arrested and charged in connection to this incident:
1269 Sheridan Avenue, Apt. 2J
Bronx NY 10456
- murder 2
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.