A 5-hear-old boy left home alone - and locked inside his family's Queens apartment - was killed Thursday when a fast-moving fire ripped through the flat, authorities said.
5-year-old locked inside apartment perishes in fire
Jason Guallpa died curled up behind a TV, apparently where he ran to hide from the smoke and flames that eventually killed him.
Firefighters recovered his body in the 98th St. building in Corona after dousing the fire and searching the charred apartment, said Assistant Fire Chief John Acerno.
Apparently his 24-year old big brother was arrested for leaving him home alone.
Here's an angle none of the papers seem to have picked up on:
This house had multiple complaints for illegal conversion and illegal wiring.