Swarm of bees turns BX apartment into hive

THE BRONX - The apartment of one Bronx resident has been invaded by a swarm of bees, and the man wants something to be done to rid him of the unwelcome guests.

Edwin Miranda, who is still on medication after recently undergoing chemotherapy, has to deal with the pain of being stung by the bees that took up residence in his East 184th Street apartment.

?My immune system is low, and I get tired and nauseous with the smell,? Miranda says.

According to Miranda, his is the only unit in the building that is infested by the insects. The bees were previously living outside in a crevice, which was sealed up by the superintendent of the building, thus leading the buzzing invaders into Miranda?s home.

Miranda says he contacted the management office about the bee problem and was told that an exterminator will be sent to rid him of the flying pests, but that never happened, he says.

?I want to see the bees out of my house,? Miranda says. ?That?s my apartment, I pay rent - the bees don?t.?

Miranda says he can no longer stand the persistent buzzing of the bees that is keeping him up at night, further compromising his health.

A representative of the management office was not immediately available for comment.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

VIDEO: Suspected gang members arrested in the Bronx 1 VIDEO: Suspected gang members arrested in the Bronx
2 Neighborhood Brief for April 23
3 Bronx Sportscast, April 21
An incident took place on 820 Jackson Ave. 4 Officials: Man robbed livery cab driver on Jackson Avenue
Woman claims Fitbit exploded on her wrist 5 Woman claims Fitbit exploded on her wrist

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE