Milton Barnes, 76, Deceased

Published on December 28, 2022, 2:32 am
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On Tuesday, December 27, 2022 at approximately 2222 hours, police responded to a 911 call of a residential fire inside of 3540 Rochambeau Avenue, apartment #2G, within the confines of the 52nd Precinct in the Bronx.

Upon arrival and extinguishment of the fire by FDNY personnel, officers observed a 76-year-old aided male, unconscious and unresponsive, with severe fire exposure.

On-scene EMS pronounced the aided male deceased at the scene.

The cause of the fire is to be determined by the NYC Fire Marshal.

The Medical Examiner will determine the exact cause of death, and the investigation remains ongoing.

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


Milton Barnes
3540 Rochambeau Avenue
Bronx, NY 10467

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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