At about 2:45 p.m. Saturday, March 25, New Rochelle Police received a call from a man stating he was possibly overdosing and that he was with three others who were also overdosing and were "now unresponsive."
According to Captain J. Collins Coyne, commander of the New Rochelle PD Criminal Investigations Division, the caller was disoriented and did not know where he was.
Police dispatchers were able to ping his cell phone and determined his location to be 50 Fountain Place, Coyne said.
Responding officers located the caller and the three other unresponsive males in a storage room in the rear of 50 Fountain Place, which is located just west of Route 1.
New Rochelle Fire and EMS personnel responded and transported the caller to a local hospital.
The three other men at the scene were pronounced dead by EMS Personnel.
On Monday afternoon, March 27, police identified the three as the following New Rochelle residents:
- Carl Encarnacion, age 43
- Danny Howard, age 49
- Sean Thomas Windley, age 28
New Rochelle Police confirmed the three died of overdoses, but have not yet released further details, including the type of substance.
The fourth victim, a Mount Vernon resident, remains hospitalized and will not be identified at this time, said police.
The investigation remains open and anyone with information on this incident is asked to call New Rochelle Police at 914-654-2300.
This continues to be a developing story. Check back to Daily Voice for updates.
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