Birmingham man dies in the Bronx after being punched

Birmingham man dies in the Bronx after being punched
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - A man from Birmingham has died after being punched Saturday night in the head while in New York City.

Authorities responded to a fight in progress on East 169th Street and Prospect Avenue in the Bronx. They found 40-year-old Troy Scott laying unresponsive in the street with no visible signs of trauma.

Scott was transported to Lincoln Hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

The NYPD confirms a suspect was arrested in the case on Tuesday. 34-year-old Jimmy Rosario of Bronx, NY was arrested and charged with assault. No additional details are available about his charges or his precise connection to Scott’s death.

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