On Friday, November 05, 2021, at approximately 1655 hours, police responded to a 911 call of an individual on fire, inside of 60 Pitt Street, within the confines of the 7th Precinct / PSA 4 in Manhattan.
Upon arrival, police observed a unidentified unconscious male with severe burns to his torso and lower body, laying in a stairwell.
EMS responded and removed the aided male to New York Hospital Cornell Medical Center in critical but stable condition.
The aided is described as an adult male, White, with dark colored hair. He was found wearing a black jacket, black sweater and dark colored pants.
Pursuant to an ongoing investigation, the following 27-year-old male individual has been arrested and charged on Friday, November 05, 2021, at 2100 hours, within the confines of the 7th Precinct.
Manhattan, NY 10002
- attempted murder.
On Thursday, November 18, 2021, the above-listed unidentified individual was pronounced deceased.
The victim remains unidentified at this time. The incident has been deemed a homicide.
The investigation remains ongoing.
All charges are merely accusations and all defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.
A photograph of the unidentified is attached and available at DCPI.
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.