On Thursday December 6, 2018, at approximately 06:51 p.m., police responded to a 911 call of a family dispute inside of 2663 Heath Avenue, apartment #18J, within the confines of the 52 Precinct in Bronx.
Upon arrival, officers encountered an unconscious and unresponsive 51-year-old male on a couch inside of his apartment. EMS also responded to the location and transported the male to St. Barnabas Hospital, where he was pronounced deceased. An 11-year-old male was removed to the 52 Precinct for questioning. The Medical Examiner will determine the cause of death and the investigation is ongoing.
The deceased has been identified as follows:
George Szkred, 51
2663 Heath Avenue, Apt #18J
Bronx, NY 10463
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.