On Monday, May 24, 2021, at approximately 1556 hours, police responded to a 911 call of an unconscious male, lying on a park bench inside of Inwood Park, opposite 14 W. Mount Eden Avenue, within the confines of the 44th Precinct in the Bronx.
Upon arrival, officers observed a 47-year-old male, unconscious and unresponsive, with head and body trauma; a laceration above his left eye and bruising to his body.
EMS responded to the location and transported the aided male to NYC Health + Hospitals / Lincoln, where he succumbed to his injuries on Wednesday, May 26, 2021.
Pursuant to an ongoing investigation, the above-listed incident has been deemed a homicide.
Following proper family notification, the deceased has been identified as indicated.
50 W. Mount Eden Parkway
Bronx, NY 10452
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 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.