MANHATTAN: Man Found Dead in Manhole

10.15.19 | by Adam Balhetchet | COLUMBUS CIRCLE, Manhattan – A man was found deceased in a manhole around 3:30 am Tuesday at W58 St & 8th Ave. An investigation later revealed the homeless man tripped on barriers and fell into the manhole. Verizon was currently working on that manhole and did not realize he had fallen in. It was not until days later when they opened the manhole they smelled a foul odor and discovered the deceased man. FDNY, NYPD, ESU, Medical Examiner were all on the scene operating.