NYPD commissioner: Veteran officer who died in building fire gave life 'trying to save others'

  • by: JAKE PEARSON , Associated Press
  • Updated: April 9, 2014 - 12:15 PM

NEW YORK — A police officer who was critically injured last weekend while responding to a mattress fire in a Brooklyn apartment building succumbed to his injuries Wednesday, Police Commissioner William J. Bratton said, noting that the father of four "died trying to save others."

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