Authorities: Person found dead with electrical burns in the Bronx

Fire officials responded to 313 E. 194th St. around 9:45 a.m. for a report of a medical emergency.

News 12 Staff

and Valerie Ryan

Feb 28, 2024, 5:12 PM

Updated 44 days ago

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The FDNY says a person was found dead in the Bronx with electrical burns.
Fire officials responded to 313 E. 194th St. around 9:45 a.m. for a report of a medical emergency.
The NYPD says officers responded to the location to a call regarding an 81-year-old mail who needed aid. The 81-year-old was found unconscious and unresponsive.
The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. At this time, police do not suspect any criminality.
Law enforcement officials say the victim was found by a neighbor of the building. They say that the victim appeared to have signs on his fingertips of being electrocuted.
The investigation is ongoing.


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