Billy Wright, 40, Deceased

Published on September 23, 2020, 3:09 pm
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On Thursday, September 10, 2020, at 0504 hours, police responded to a 911 call of an MTA employee, who fell between tracks at the train yard, located at E. 239th Street and Furman Avenue, within the confines of the 47th Precinct / Transit District 12 in the Bronx.

Upon arrival police observed a 40-year-old male at the location, unconscious and unresponsive.

EMS also responded and pronounced the male deceased at the scene.

A preliminary investigation revealed that the male was a cleaner for the MTA, who was attempting to cross tracks and fell.

The NYC Medical Examiner to determine cause of death.

Following proper family notification, the deceased has been identified as indicated.



Billy Wright
768 E. 168 Street
Bronx, NY 10456

There have been no arrests made and the investigation remains ongoing.

Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to call the NYPD‘s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1800577TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 188857PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stopperswebsite or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All tips will be kept strictly confidential.


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