Police ID, arrest suspect in attack that killed 69-year-old in the Bronx

Police say Kiam Chelcher is facing assault charges stemming from a fight with 69-year-old Hector Burgos on Cruger Avenue last Wednesday.

News 12 Staff

May 5, 2023, 4:18 PM

Updated 389 days ago

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Police say they've identified and arrested the man who punched a 69-year-old man in the Bronx, leading to his death.
Police say Kiam Chelcher, 33, faces assault charges stemming from that fight with 69-year-old Hector Burgos on Cruger Avenue last Wednesday.
The NYPD says Burgos hit his head as a result of that punch, fell unconscious and was taken to the hospital, where he died on Tuesday.


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