The Major Case Bureau reports the details of a Fire that occurred at 1:37 p.m. on Saturday, May 26, 2018 in Hempstead.
According to Arson Bomb Squad Detectives, police responded to a 911 call for a fire at a residential apartment building located at 34 Elk St. Upon arrival, Hempstead Fire Department located a fire in one of the apartments. The female resident, 66, suffered from cardiac arrest and was transported to a local hospital where she was declared deceased by a staff physician. The fire was extinguished and has been deemed accidental. The investigation is closed. There were no other injuries.
The identity of the victim is being withheld at this time.
Details by: Det. Blum/ABS 05/26/18/1945/8751