On Monday December 20, 2021, at approximately 1034 hours, police responded to a 911 call of a fire, located at 2835 Webb Avenue, within the confines of the 50th Precinct in the Bronx.
Upon arrival, police encountered FDNY personnel, taking measures to suppress the fire.
Once the fire was extinguished, FDNY personnel discovered an unconscious and unresponsive 57-year-old female inside of an apartment inside the building.
EMS were on scene and pronounced her deceased.
In addition, EMS removed a 34-year-old male and a 43-year-old female to area hospitals in stable condition.
The cause of the fire will be determined by the FDNY Fire Marshal.
The Medical Examiner will determine the cause of death.
Following proper family notification, the deceased has been identified as follows.
2835 Webb Avenue
Bronx, NY 10468
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.