2 men, 61 and 49, found dead inside Brooklyn apartment during wellness check

Kimberly Dole
May 12, 2020 - 8:18 am
20 Debevoise Avenue

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NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Two men were found dead by police during a wellness check inside of their Brooklyn apartment on Monday.

At bout 11:30 a.m., officials discovered the men, ages 61 and 49, in a fifth-floor apartment at 20 Debevoise Avenue in the East Williamsburg section.

The older man had suffered head trauma and the younger man died from an apparent drug overdose, officials said.

The men shared the apartment according to the Daily News, who also reports that the older victim appeared to have died a few days before the younger man. 

Authorities did not immediately release the names of the men.

The medical examiner will determine the cause of death of both men.