On Monday, February 22, 2021, at approximately 0938 hours, police responded to a 911 call of an unconscious male inside of an apartment at 2140 Cruger Avenue, within the confines of the 49th Precinct in the Bronx.
Upon arrival, police observed a 23-year-old male inside of the apartment with multiple stab wounds to his torso.
EMS responded and pronounced the victim deceased.
Following proper family notification, the deceased has been identified as follows.
Brooklyn, NY 11203
Pursuant to an ongoing investigation, the following 39-year-old male individual has been arrested and charged on Wednesday, March 03, 2021, at 1534 hours, within the confines of the 49th Precinct.
Bronx, NY 10462
- criminal possession 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.