Cops Investigate Death of Man Found in Burned Brooklyn Car

AMNY - February 09, 2020

Detectives are examining a deadly car fire in Brooklyn early on Saturday morning.

Officers from the 76th Precinct and the FDNY responded to a 911 call about harassment in progress and a vehicle fire at the corner of Court and Bay Streets in Red Hook just before 2 a.m. on Feb. 8.

Shortly after firefighters put out the car fire, officers at the scene located an unconscious, unidentified adult male sitting in the front passenger seat. Police said the individual had possible trauma to his head.

Responding paramedics pronounced the man dead at the scene. His body was transported to the Medical Examiner’s office to determine the cause of death.

No arrests have been made, and the investigation is ongoing.