On Friday, May 29, 2020, at approximately 2131 hours, police responded to a 911 call of an aided male near the corner of Bolton Street and Pelham Parkway, within the confines of the 49th Precinct in the Bronx.

Upon arrival, officers were informed that a 69-year-old male was removed from the location by EMS, and transported to NYC Health + Hospitals / Jacobi, with a laceration to the forehead, where he was subsequently pronounced deceased.

The Medical Examiner will determine the cause of death.

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


Cesar Mejia
2190 Bolton Street
Bronx, NY 10462

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 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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