Missing 90-year-old NYC man found dead in the Bronx, cops say

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A 90-year-old Bronx man reported lacking final month has been found dead, only a mile from his residence, police mentioned Saturday.

Ira Peterson was found mendacity “unconscious and unresponsive” inside Soundview Park in the Bronx on Friday, cops mentioned

He was final seen Dec. 14 leaving his close by Underhill Avenue residence in the Soundview part, police mentioned.

Ira Peterson
Peterson was lacking since Dec. 14, 2021.

The 5-foot-6 inch, 170-pound Peterson was carrying dark-colored pants, black sneakers and a jacket at the time.

EMS pronounced Peterson dead at the scene Friday, police mentioned. No explanation for dying has been launched, however the metropolis health worker will conduct an post-mortem.

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