Police & Fire

Dead Man Found On “A” Train At Jay Street/MetroTech

Photo by u_bahn_berlin via Instagram

Police discovered the body of a 24-year-old man on a subway car Friday evening.

Passengers alerted officers to an unconscious male on board a southbound “A” train
at the Jay Street/MetroTech station at approximately 8:30pm on Friday, March 17, according to a police report.

Cops say the man was unconscious and unresponsive with no visible signs of trauma. EMS transported the man to Brooklyn Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The identity of the deceased has not been released and no further information is available at this time, police say. The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website or by texting tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.


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