Bronx Man, 76, Dead With Face Burns

Published on May 27, 2012, 9:20 am
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A 76-year-old Bronx man was found dead Saturday with mysterious burns to his face, and police are questioning his decades younger live-in boyfriend.

The victim was found dead inside the bedroom of his apartment on Noble Avenue in Parkchester about 11:15 p.m., police said, after someone called 911 to report a fight.

Police have ruled the death a homicide and are trying to determine exactly how the man was killed.

The victim’s boyfriend, who is in his early 40s, was being questioned by investigators Sunday morning.

Anyone with information on the case should contact the Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS, or text CRIMES and then enter TIP577, or visit

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