Man Found Dead On A Subway Train In The Bronx

Published on October 24, 2017, 4:55 pm
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A man was found dead on a subway train in the Bronx Tuesday afternoon.

Police said at 4:22 p.m. on Tuesday, they received a 911 call of an unconscious man inside a No. 5 Train station at the Dyre Avenue terminal in the Eastchester section of the Bronx.

Officers found the 65-year-old man slumped over a seat, sources said.

The New York City Medical Examiner’s office will determine the cause of the man’s death, but source said the preliminary indication is that it was natural. It was not known late Tuesday whether the man was homeless.

The man’s identity was being withheld pending family notification late Tuesday.

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 1800577TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 188857PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stopperswebsite or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All tips will be kept strictly confidential.


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