New York News
Queens man's drowning linked to Superstorm Sandy
NEW YORK -- Officials say the death of a 62-year-old man, whose body was found in his home in April, is the 44th Superstorm Sandy-related fatality in New York City.
The medical examiner's office announced Monday the man's body was discovered in his trailer home on Rockaway Beach Boulevard in Queens more than five months after the storm. The cause of death was drowning.
Sandy walloped New York on Oct. 29, damaging thousands of homes and knocking out power to an estimated 1 million people.
The storm was blamed for more than 100 deaths in 10 states, with many victims drowning in their homes. In New York City alone, 36 of the 44 deaths were from drowning.
new york city, queens, drowning, superstorm sandy, new york news
- Malaysia Airlines plane vanishes with 239 aboard 5 min ago
- AccuWeather: Milder, maybe a shower
- Live: Eyewitness News on 7online streamed live!
- Get WATCH ABC for your mobile device
- Measles cases confirmed in Manhattan, Bronx
- Florida family falls ill after eating meat with LSD
- Exclusive: Mistaken identity arrest
- Wallington firefighter killed in blaze laid to rest
- Lehigh Valley Dairy recalls orange juice over milk concerns
- Bridget Kelly fights order to give up Bridgegate records
- Virus hijacks your computer till you pay
- Battling a third party energy company
- Carmen Berra, wife of Yogi Berra dies at 85
- Photos: $3.25M summer home in Ocean City, NJ
Eyewitness News Links
Most Viewed StoriesMost Viewed Photos