Martha Dagbasta, 77, Deceased

Published on January 18, 2022, 9:11 pm
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On Tuesday, January 18, 2022, at approximately 1054 hours, police responded to a 911 call of a residential fire at 869 Fox Avenue, within the confines of the 41st Precinct in the Bronx.

Upon arrival police discovered three injured victims.

Victim #1, an 82-year-old female was removed to Jacobi Hospital in stable condition.

Victim #2, a 68-year-old female was transported to Jacobi Hospital in stable condition.

Victim #3, a 77-year-old female was transported to Jacobi Hospital, where she was pronounced deceased.

Five (5) police officers were taken to area hospitals in stable condition.

Following proper family notification, the deceased has been identified as indicated.


Martha Dagbasta
869 Fox Street
Bronx, NY 10459

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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