News Boy dies after fall from Bronx fire escape, NYPD says A boy died after he fell from a fire escape on the fifth floor of his building on Briggs Avenue in the Bronx Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017, police said. Photo Credit: Google Maps By Nicole Brown firstname.lastname@example.org @ncb417 Updated August 31, 2017 11:40 AM Print Share fbShare Tweet Email A 15-year-old boy died after he fell from a fifth-story fire escape in the Bronx early Thursday morning, police said. Leonardo Marmolejos was found on the ground behind the building on Briggs Avenue, near East 199th Street, at about 6 a.m., cops said. He was taken to St. Barnabas Hospital, where he died, according to police. Marmolejos lived with his mom at the apartment, police said. By Nicole Brown email@example.com @ncb417 Nicole Brown is the Internet News Manager at amNY.com, covering local news since 2016. She has written for MSNBC.com and was editor-in-chief of NYU’s Washington Square News. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.