On Monday, June 15, 2020, at approximately 0020 hours, in the vicinity of the New England Throughway and Hutchinson Avenue, near exit 6, in the confines of the 45th Precinct in the Bronx, Police responded to a 911 call for an aided individual at the location.
Upon arrival Police discovered an unconscious and unidentified male victim with burn injuries.
EMS responded and pronounced the victim deceased at the scene.
Following proper family notification, the deceased has been identified as follows.
4227 Baychester Avenue
Bronx, NY 10466
Pursuant to an ongoing investigation, the following 26-year-old male individual has been arrested and charged on Tuesday, September 22, 2020, at 1200 hours, within the confines of the 45th Precinct.
1610 Melville Street
Bronx, NY 10460
- criminal possession of a weapon;
- concealment of a human corpse.
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.