2 men burned in a Brooklyn home may have been murdered

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Two men found dead in a Brooklyn apartment fire may have been murdered before the blaze broke out, police sources said Monday.
One of the victims appeared to have head trauma and the other may have been stabbed in the neck.
A neighbor running down the stairs to escape the building passed by an apartment and saw a man engulfed in flames.
“He had a blue shirt, there was full-on fire across his face,” Kervens Jasmin, 25, told the Daily News.
“I’m not sure if the fire was in the air or if he himself was burning.”Once inside the apartment, firefighters discovered the two dead men.
Frightened neighbors described the harrowing moments after the blaze broke out and smoke wafted through the building.
“We heard screaming and the next thing when we opened the door I saw smoke,” said James Pumilia, 76, who lives on the fourth floor.
“Everything was filled with smoke.”Huma Asad, 40, who lives next to the apartment where the fire broke out, said she heard screaming and saw smoke seeping into her apartment.
“Heavy heavy drinker and the other s–t.
It took 60 FDNY members from 12 different units just over an hour to knock down the flames, officials said.

According to police sources, it’s possible that the two men who were discovered dead in a Brooklyn apartment fire were murdered prior to the fire starting.

The victims’ cause of death is still unknown, according to the city Medical Examiner. However, reports stated that a four-story building on Bay 29th St. was on fire. around Bath Avenue. possibly purposefully set at approximately 6:45 p.m. in Bath Beach. M. To conceal two murders on Sunday.

One of the victims looked to have been stabbed in the neck, and the other may have suffered head trauma.

As he hurried past an apartment building to get out of the building, a neighbor noticed a man completely engulfed in flames.

“There was full-on fire across his face, and he had a blue shirt on,” 25-year-old Kervens Jasmin told the Daily News. It’s unclear to me whether he was burning or if the fire was in the air. “.

Firefighters found the two deceased men once they were inside the flat. Their identities are still unknown.

While battling the fire, two firefighters sustained minor injuries.

Terrified neighbors related the terrifying moments that followed the start of the fire and the smoke that filled the structure.

James Pumilia, 76, who resides on the fourth floor, said, “We heard screaming and the next thing when we opened the door I saw smoke.”. Thank heavens, they were audible. God forbid, if things got worse, we would have died from smoke inhalation and we would have fled. “.

Pumilia was satisfied to ignore the screams until his 56-year-old friend Kim DiMaria opened the door to investigate.

DiMaria remarked, “He’s like, ‘Mind your business,’ and thank goodness I pulled the door open.”. “Smoke covered everything.”. “.

The forty-year-old Huma Asad, who lives next to the apartment where the fire started, reported hearing screams and seeing smoke entering her unit.

She reported that “there was a lot of smoke.”. “The fire department was called by my spouse. My kids were afraid. They didn’t get any sleep at all that night. We had a terrible time with this. “.

The tenant of the apartment where the fire started is described by the neighbors as a heavy drinker who throws loud, crazy parties.

“He was so drunk that half the time he couldn’t even answer the door,” Pumilia remarked. “The other s–t and the heavy drinker. Previously, he hosted guests. “.

Party central, according to another neighbor of the apartment.

The neighbor reported, “I saw him drunk five days easy.”. He was kind, but he lacked self-control. He frequently gave people access to his apartment. The celebration was going on all the time. “.

While fighting the fire, two firefighters sustained minor injuries.

According to officials, it took 60 firefighters from 12 different units slightly more than an hour to put out the fire.

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