On Tuesday, January 25, 2022, at approximately 0645 hours, police responded to a 911 call of a two alarm fire at 230-17 88 Avenue, within the confines of the 105th Precinct in Queens.
Upon arrival, officers observed a 91-year-old male, unconscious and unresponsive on the first floor.
EMS responded and pronounced the male deceased at the scene.
The Medical Examiner will determine the cause of death.
Following proper family notification, the deceased has been identified as follows.
230-17 88 Avenue
Queens, NY 11427
There have been no arrests made and the investigation remains ongoing.
Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to call the NYPD‘s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1–800–577–TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1–888–57–PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers‘ website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.
All tips will be kept strictly confidential.