CITY OF NEWBURGH - The City of Newburgh Police Department has launched a homicide investigation into the death of a homeless man who died Tuesday from injuries sustained during an apparent assault.
Officers responded about 6 a.m. on Feb. 18 to a 911 call about a man who was found bleeding from his face in the Hasbrouck Street Park on Hasbrouck Street, according to a news release issued Friday by city police.
The man was transported to a nearby hospital for treatment and transferred to Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla, police said. He died Tuesday as a result of his injuries.
The man was identified as Christian Breslin, 40.
Police said Breslin stayed in the Newburgh area and was known to the community.
Police said Breslin was seen on camera leaving the United Fried Chicken restaurant at 64 William St. shortly before he was found injured in nearby Hasbrouck Street Park.
Anyone with information about the incident is urged to contact City of Newburgh police at 845-561-3131.