Tuesday, May 27, 2008

Death at Bklyn construction site

The payroll manager for a construction site was found dead inside the site in Brooklyn Monday.

Authorities say they received a call for an unconscious male in the rear of 1676 Park Place around 5:30 p.m. Upon their arrival, police reportedly found the 68-year-old man unconscious and unresponsive with trauma to the head.

EMS responded and pronounced the male dead on arrival. The medical examiner will determine the cause of death.

The investigation is ongoing. Officials say the man showed up at the work site Monday, even though no construction was being done due to the Memorial Day holiday. Police say a co-worker the arrived and found the body. It is not clear why the co-worker showed up, either.

Police say nothing appeared to be stolen from the scene, and the medical examiner will determine if foul play was involved.


Update 5/28/08:

Payroll manager death ruled murder

Eyewitness News

Brooklyn - The payroll manager for a construction site was found dead inside the site in Brooklyn Monday. On Tuesday, the medical examiner declared it a murder.

Authorities say they received a call for an unconscious male in the rear of 1676 Park Place around 5:30 p.m. Upon their arrival, police reportedly found the 68-year-old man unconscious and unresponsive with trauma to the head.
EMS responded and pronounced the male dead on arrival.

The investigation is ongoing. Officials say the man showed up at the work site Monday, even though no construction was being done due to the Memorial Day holiday.

Police say a co-worker the arrived and found the body. It is not clear why the co-worker showed up, either.

Police say nothing appeared to be stolen from the scene. The medical examiner determined that foul play was involved, and now, a killer is on the loose.
The victim reportedly had a fractured skull and severe brain injuries. So far, there are no suspects and is no motive.

1 comment:

Taxpayer said...

Is it possible the two workers showed up to make a payoff to an official from DOB?

Check to see if the official was outraged at being shortchanged and took care of the problem.