On Wednesday, August 04, 2021, at approximately 1652 hours, police responded to a call for a foul odor inside 2854 Briggs Avenue, within the confines of the 52nd precinct in the Bronx.
Upon arrival, officers observed a 52-year-old male, lying unconscious and unresponsive, inside the basement of the location.
EMS responded and pronounced the victim deceased at the scene.
Following proper family notification, the deceased has been identified as follows.
Bronx, NY 10458
Pursuant to an ongoing investigation, the following 56-year-old male individual has been arrested and charged on Wednesday, September 22, 2021, at 2225 hours within the confines of the 52nd Precinct.
- criminal lossession of a weapon.
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.