Kiam Chelcher, 33, Arrested For The Murder Of Hector Burgos, 69

Published on May 05, 2023, 4:12 am
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On Tuesday, April 25, 2023, at approximately 0447 hours, EMS responded to a report of an aided unconscious male in front of 3212 Cruger Avenue, within the confines of the 47th Precinct in the Bronx.

Responding EMS observed a 69-year-old unconscious male lying on the ground and transported him to NYC Health + Hospitals / Jacobi, where he was pronounced deceased on Tuesday, May 02, 2023.

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


Hector Burgos
address withheld
Bronx, NY 10467

Pursuant to an ongoing investigation, this incident has been deemed a homicide and the following 33-year-old male individual has been arrested and charged on Thursday, May 04, 2023, at 1415 hours, within the confines of the 47th Precinct.


Kiam Chelcher
address withheld
Bronx, NY 10467


  • assault

The investigation remains ongoing.

All charges are merely accusations and all defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

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 Stopperswebsite or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All tips will be kept strictly confidential.