Homeless man cuffed for pushing
a man to his death at Penn Station
BY EMILY DAVENPORT
Cops arrested a homeless man who
they say fatally kicked a man down
a fl ight of stairs at Penn Station
earlier this month.
Following an ongoing investigation,
police arrested 39-year-old Kariym Jackson
on Aug. 30. He was charged with two
counts of murder 2, one count of criminal
possession of a weapon and one count of
According to police, at 11:11 p.m. on
Aug. 4, offi cers responded to a call regarding
an unconscious man at Penn Station,
near the entrance at 34th Street and 7th
Avenue. Upon their arrival, offi cers and
EMS found an unidentifi ed man at the
bottom of the stairway.
Sources familiar with the investigation
stated that the victim was allegedly chased
by Jackson with a knife, who kicked the
victim once he reached the staircase and
caused him to fall and suffer head trauma
as a result.
PHOTO COURTESY OF THE NYPD
The victim was rushed to NYU Langone
Hospital, where he ultimately died of his
injuries. The victim’s death was later ruled
Man dies of injuries after
falling out of moving taxi in
The NYPD is investigating
the death of
a man who apparently
fell out of a moving
taxi while trying to climb
through the window in
Manhattan early Tuesday
According to police, at
4:02 a.m. on Sept. 1, the
NYPD responded to a call
regarding a pedestrian
struck at the intersection of
7th Avenue and 44th Street.
Upon their arrival, offi cers
found that 47-year-old Edgar
Castillo at the location.
An investigation found
that Castillo had tried to
enter a yellow taxi through
the driver’s side window
near the intersection of
44th Street and 7th Avenue.
The taxi drove off with Castillo
partially inside the cab,
with Castillo falling out and
hitting the pavement at the
intersection. The taxi then
drove off southbound on
Castillo was taken to
Mount Sinai West, where
he was pronounced dead.
No arrests have been
made at this time. The
investigation is ongoing.
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