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ID Released Of Man Found Dead Along Shoulder Of Busy Westchester Road

A body was found in a grassy area on Tuckahoe Road in Yonkers.
A body was found in a grassy area on Tuckahoe Road in Yonkers. Photo Credit: Google Maps

Police have identified the man who was found fatally shot in the shoulder of a busy Westchester road on Monday morning.

The Yonkers Police Department received a report at approximately 8:20 a.m. on July 16, of a dead body that was found alongside the shoulder of the eastbound lanes of Tuckahoe Road with multiple gunshot wounds near the I-87 overpass.

The body was found by a passerby, who reported it to police. On Tuesday, Yonkers Police Sgt. Jared Singer identified the victim as Queens resident Brian Brain, 35, who was shot several times. Brain’s body is now with the Westchester County Medical Examiner for further evaluation.

Singer said that no other information would be released at this time as the investigation continues. No suspect has been identified by investigators.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact the Yonkers Police Detective Division at (914) 377-7724 – all calls will remain confidential. One-hundred percent anonymous tips can be sent by texting the keyword YPD plus the tip to 847411.

Anonymous tips can also be sent through the Yonkers PD Tips app which can be downloaded for free to any Apple or Android device.

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