Elderly man dies after falling from Queens apartment balcony: NYPD

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FAR ROCKAWAY, Queens – Police are investigating the death of an 84-year-old man after he fell from a Queens apartment balcony Sunday night.

NYPD says officers responded to a call of man in the rear of 7600 Shore Front Parkway just before 10 p.m. Sunday. Upon arrival, they found the elderly victim, unconscious and unresponsive, with injuries to his head and body, police say.

EMS pronounced him dead at the scene. Police say the man was on the 12th floor of the apartment when he fell.

The victim’s identity is withheld, pending family notification.