On Wednesday, January 13, 2021, at approximately 0210 hours, police responded to a 911 call of a residential fire inside of 3215 Arlington Avenue, Apt. 2A, within the confines of the 50th Precinct in the Bronx.
Upon arrival and extinguishment of the fire by FDNY personnel, officers observed an 84-year-old male, unconscious and unresponsive, within the bedroom of the apartment.
EMS responded to the location and pronounced the aided male deceased at the scene.
The Fire Marshal will determine the cause of the fire and the investigation remains ongoing.
Following proper family notification, the deceased has been identified as follows.
3215 Arlington Avenue, Apt. 2A
Bronx, NY 10463
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.