— tracie strahan (@tstrahan4NY) July 28, 2014
Cops responded to a 911 call early Monday morning after a 20-year-old man was reported being wedged between an elevator and the wall of an elevator shaft in a New York City public housing building. Tito Morales was stuck between the 18th and 19th floors of the building and was pronounced dead at the scene.
Here’s what you need to know about him:
1. He Was Unconscious When Medics Arrived
— glenn schuck (@glennschuck) July 28, 2014
According to NBC 4 New York, a 911 call was placed about a man being wedged in an elevator shaft at 4 a.m. When officers arrived at the scene, EMS workers were able to pull Morales out from the wall and the elevator car, which was between the 18th and 19th floors of the building, but he was pronounced dead at the scene.
2. The Incident Occurred in New York City’s John Adams Houses
3. Cops Said It’s too Early to Suspect Foul Play in Regard to His Death
4. A Source Says His Girlfriend Lived in the Building
The New York Daily News reports a source said Morales’s girlfriend lived in the building, but it wasn’t clear who found his body.
5. His Body Is Going to be Autopsied
According to NBC 4 New York, an autopsy will be conducted to determine how Morales died.