90-year-old NYC man found dead month after missing, cops say

A 90-year-old Bronx man reported missing last month has been found dead, just a mile from his home, police said Saturday.

Ira Peterson was found lying “unconscious and unresponsive” inside Soundview Park in the Bronx on Friday, cops said

He was last seen Dec. 14 leaving his nearby Underhill Avenue residence in the Soundview section, police said.

Peterson was missing since Dec. 14, 2021.

The 5-foot-6 inch, 170-pound Peterson was wearing dark-colored pants, black sneakers and a jacket at the time.

EMS pronounced Peterson dead at the scene Friday, police said. No cause of death has been released, but the city medical examiner will conduct an autopsy.

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