Body Found in Abandoned Subway Room After Fire

Associated Press - February 06, 2012

NEW YORK -- Firefighters discovered the body of a man after extinguishing a fire inside an abandoned room of a New York City subway station.

Authorities say the fire at the 63rd Street and Lexington Avenue subway station was confined to the old relay room.

It was reported at 9 p.m. Sunday.

The medical examiner will determine the cause of death.

Fire marshals are investigating the cause of the fire.

Police say no criminality is suspected at this time.