Police are investigating the death of a man whose burned body was discovered by firefighters responding to a fire in Jamaica, Queens.
Police say the one-alarm fire on 146th Street was reported just after 9:30 a.m. Sunday. The man's body was found in the basement after firefighters extinguished the blaze. The man was pronounced dead at the scene.
The medical examiner is to determine the cause of death. The man's identity is being withheld pending proper family notification.