Decomposing body found in Bronx apartment: NYPD

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By Dan Sears

Police found a decomposing body inside a Bronx apartment over the weekend, according to the NYPD.

Officers were conducting a wellness check at 800 East 179th St. at around 2 p.m. Saturday when they found a person in a state of decomposition, police said.

EMS responded and pronounced the person dead at the scene, police said. The chief medical examiner’s office will determine the cause of death and a police investigation into the incident remains ongoing.

The NYPD did not release any further information regarding what triggered the wellness check, or the identification of the individual.

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