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Boy dies after fall from Bronx fire escape, NYPD says

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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

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.


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