A homeless man who had been set on hearth whereas he slept inside a Manhattan stairwell has died of his accidents, police mentioned.
Video obtained by The Post of the harrowing Nov. 5 assault shows the blaze slowly engulf the unidentified sufferer’s physique, after his attacker took a handheld lighter to the man’s left leg at Samuel Gompers Houses on Pitt Street.
The attacker flees, and a second man walks over and by the sufferer because the flames construct and fumes engulf the stairway, in accordance to the footage. The sufferer’s physique is fully infected inside moments.
Nathaniel Terry, 27, who lives in the constructing, was arrested the day of the assault and charged with tried homicide, assault and arson, NYPD mentioned. The incident has now been dominated a murder, police mentioned.
Cops pronounced the sufferer useless Thursday. His id stays unknown.