Man Found Dead With Trauma to Body After Queens Fire

The medical examiner will determine how he died

Friday, Jan 24, 2014  |  Updated 8:37 AM EDT
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Man Found Dead With Trauma to Body After Queens Fire

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Authorities say a 63-year-old resident was found dead with severe trauma and burns to the body after firefighters extinguished a fire inside a Queens apartment.
 
The victim was discovered unconscious and unresponsive around 6 a.m. Friday inside the six-story building at 159th Street in Flushing.

 
He was pronounced dead at a hospital.
 
The cause of the fire is under investigation.
 
The medical examiner will determine the cause of death.

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