Winston Ortiz, 18, Murdered

Published on August 13, 2020, 12:09 am
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On Wednesday, August 12, 2020, at approximately 1510 hours, police responded to a 911 call of aided male, who was set on fire inside 1045 Woodycrest Avenue (5th floor), within the confines of the 44th Precinct in the Bronx.

Upon arrival, officers observed an 18-year-old male, unconscious with multiple stab wounds and burns about his body.

EMS responded to the location and transported the victim to NYC Health + Hospitals / Harlem, where he was pronounced deceased.

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

Victim:

Winston Ortiz
1085 Anderson Avenue
Bronx, NY 10452

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 Stoppers‘ website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All tips will be kept strictly confidential.

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