On Friday, February 05, 2021, at approximately 2137 hours, police responded to a 911 call, placed from inside St. Barnabas Hospital, regarding a past assault victim, who was transported to the hospital with trauma about the head.

Further investigation revealed the victim, a 48-year-old male, possibly sustained the injury as a result of an assault taking place, with an unknown individual(s), in front of 1145 Southern Boulevard, within the confines of the 42nd Precinct in the Bronx.

The victim succumbed to his injuries on Monday, February 08, 2021.

The incident has been deemed a homicide.

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

Victim:

Robert Bowers
1145 Southern Boulevard
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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