Dead man found sitting in wheelchair at NYC subway station


New York City subway passengers were greeted by a busy crime scene at Herald Square Friday morning after a dead man was allegedly discovered sitting in a wheelchair near the transit booth.

Officers discovered a man’s body on a platform of the Herald Square subway station at 34th Street and Sixth Avenue shortly before 7 a.m. Friday, police said.

The man was unconscious and unresponsive but did not appear to have suffered any trauma, police said.

EMS pronounced the mean dead on the scene, police told Patch.

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