A senior Bronx man’s death as resulting of a 2019 assault has recently been deemed a homicide, the NYPD announced.
Police found 70-year-old James Jones lying inside of his Taylor Avenue home with “trauma to the head” in an unresponsive state at about 2 p.m. on Wednesday, May 8, 2019.
He was rushed to Jacobi Hospital and succumbed to his wounds over a year later on Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020.
On Monday morning the city’s medical examiner ruled Jones’ death a homicide. No arrests have yet been made and the investigation into the case is ongoing.
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