Man, 68, dies in the basement of his burning home: Cops

A 68-year-old man died in the basement of his burning home in Ozone Park, Queens early Sunday morning, police said.

Firefighters discovered Mohinvei Singh, 68, in the basement of his residence at 106-14 97th Ave. after extinguishing a fire reported via 911 at 2:37 a.m., authorities said.

Paramedics pronounced Singh dead at the scene, according to NYPD. The city's medical examiner will determine the cause of death. 

The cause of the fire had yet to be determined as of Sunday morning, an FDNY spokesman said. The deparment's investigation is ongoing, he added.


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