In New York City, a man was killed while attempting to climb into a garbage chute to recover his keys.
In an attempt to get his keys, a man in New York City jumped into a garbage chute and was fatally injured.
CITY OF NEW YORK, BROOKLYN: The man was found by New York City police on Friday, August 12, inside a trash compactor in Brooklyn. He had injuries that were consistent with being “crushed” by the compactor. On the individual who was found, the injuries were found. A surveillance camera at an apartment building in Brooklyn, New York’s Medgar Evers neighborhood, recorded the video. It depicts the moments just before a man entered a rubbish pit and plunged to his death while a woman and another man looked on. After some time, the dismembered body of the unnamed man was found at the bottom of the chute. He had fallen to his death and been dead for fifteen minutes when his body was found. The CCTV footage does not contain any proof that shows keys being thrown into the hole.
Before opening the garbage chute’s hatch and inserting half of his body inside, the man is seen conversing with another man. After that, he appears to be sitting on the open hatch, and another person joins him. A woman then joins them. The woman can be seen on the video grasping the bottom of the hatch as if she is trying to stop the man from falling out of his seat in what would turn out to be his dying moments. He then looks to be sitting on the edge of the trash pit before deciding to lay down on the pit’s hatch, which is being held down by the woman, in order to plunge into the depths. The man allegedly attempted to retrieve his keys by descending the waste chute, according to neighbors. The man’s rationale for entering the trash chute has not been addressed by the NYPD.
The individual was discovered disfigured in the compactor region of the dumpster, where the authorities are trying to determine whether his death was directly related to the fall or whether it was an accident. Even after the deceased person’s body is placed inside the chute and the gate is closed, the two men’s talk goes on. Then, using their smartphones as sources of light, the woman and the other man lowered their heads down the trash hole to check on their buddy. The woman then grabs hold of the second man’s lower torso in an effort to stop him from falling down as he places his head, two arms, and body inside the chute.
According to the authorities, it is unclear whether or not the man lived in the structure. If you throw your keys in the incinerator, leave them, according to Anthony Gordon, a 60-year-old building resident who lives on the fourth level, who told the New York Post. There is always a chance that more keys may be made, but there is no way to produce additional lives. Why would you bother making the effort to get your keys out of the burning object? Gordon continued. “I would advise leaving them in place while you wait for repairs to be made or have a new pair of shoes made. I once misplaced my keys in an incinerator when I was younger, and I never bothered to look for them,” he added. Although he did mention that it wasn’t unusual to see strangers in the apartment complex, Prince Watson, a fifth-floor resident of the building, claimed he had never seen the folks in the CCTV footage. “I’ve never heard of anything like that before, but that’s 2022 for you,” Watson, a 30-year-old man, told The Post. “That is something I have never heard of before.” He continued, “That is just plain stupid.” “They force you to go to management in order to receive new keys, thus they obviously lack any sense of common sense. You never play so insignificantly like that.