Police: Mott Haven man dies from injuries following beating

A man beaten on Park Avenue near East 140th Street in March has died, according to police. Police have identified the man as 52-year-old James Smith, from Mott Haven. As News 12 previously reported, police say a suspect punched Smith in the face knocking

News 12 Staff

Jun 13, 2019, 4:35 PM

Updated 1,774 days ago

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A man beaten on Park Avenue near East 140th Street in March has died, according to police.
Police have identified the man as 52-year-old James Smith, from Mott Haven.
As News 12 previously reported, police say a suspect punched Smith in the face knocking him to the pavement, and continued to beat him until he lost consciousness.
Police say a woman stood by as a lookout.
Smith was rushed to NYC Health and Hospitals/Lincoln with a fractured skull.
Police are still searching for the two people involved.


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