On Wednesday, July 15, 2020, at approximately 0557 hours, police responded to a 911 call of an unconscious person on the roof of the McDonald’s restaurant located at 279 E. 149th Street, within the confines of the 40th Precinct in the Bronx.
Upon arrival, officers observed 65-year-old male, unconscious and unresponsive, wrapped within a plastic bag.
EMS also responded to the location and pronounced the individual deceased at the scene.
Pursuant to an ongoing investigation, the following 22-year-old male individual has been arrested and charged on Thursday, August 13, 2020, at 2000 hours, within the confines of the 40th Precinct.
19 Dewitt Drive
Sidney, NY 13838
The following 18-year-old female individual was arrested and charged in regard to this incident on Thursday, July 17, 2020, at 1730 hours, within the confines of the 40th Precinct in the Bronx.
198 Linden Boulevard
Brooklyn, NY 11226
The following 21-year-old male individual has been arrested in regard to the incident above.
2240 Hunter Avenue
Bronx, NY 10475
- criminally negligent homicide.
Following proper family notification, the deceased has been identified as follows.
281 E. 149th Street
Bronx, NY 10451
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.