On Tuesday, June 09, 2020, at approximately 2015 hours, police responded to a 911 call of an assault in front of 643 Wales Avenue, within the confines of the 40th Precinct in the Bronx.
Upon arrival, officers observed a 42-year-old male with a laceration to the face and pain to the head.
EMS responded to the location and treated the victim at the scene.
On the morning of Wednesday, June 10, 2020, the aided male was discovered deceased within his apartment.
Following proper family notification, the deceased has been identified as follows.
643 Wales Avenue
Bronx, NY 10455
Pursuant to an ongoing investigation, the following 33-year-old male individual has been arrested and charged on Monday, June 15, 2020, at 1430 hours, within the confines of the 40th Precinct.
2780 Sampson Avenue
Bronx, NY 10465
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.