The 84-year-old victim was trapped in an apartment on the second floor of Arlington Avenue after a fire broke out at around 2:10 am.
The building manager went floor by floor, knocked on the door, and excited the inhabitants.
Also read: 12 people, including children, were injured in a fire in the Bronx apartment building
An 84-year-old victim identified as Juan Melendez was sentenced to death on the scene.
The other two were treated for minor injuries.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.
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Bronx Fire: 84-year-old Man Dead, Riverdale Apartment Fire Injured Two
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