FDNY Firefighters Find Charred Corpse at Queens Blaze

NY Post - May 31, 2020

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What started as a Queens rubbish fire ended with a grisly discovery.

Firefighters were called to the HSBC Bank branch on Hillside Avenue just before 1 p.m. Saturday following reports of a blaze set near a dumpster on the side of the building, fire and police officials said.

Firefighters extinguished the flames only to find a scorched, unidentified body underneath the burning rubbish, cops said.

An NYPD spokesman said authorities were not able to immediately determine if the corpse was a male or female.

The investigation is continuing, police said.