2017-07-19 / Front Page

Man Found Dead On Elmhurst Subway Platform

Police are waiting a determination by the city Medical Examiner’s Office on the cause of death of a 33-year-old man who was found dead at the Elmhurst Avenue subway station on July 15.

Cops called to the scene at about 10:30 a.m. on July 15 found the man’s body on the westbound R line platform, police said.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene a short while later by FDNY medics, a fire spokesperson said.

The man was tentatively identified as Javier Morocho of Brooklyn. Police said an investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information is urged to call the CrimeStoppers Hotline at 1-800-57-TIPS or click on www.nypdcrimestoppers.com.

–Liz Goff

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