Seven Queens residents found dead in their basements after massive flooding from remnants of Hurricane Ida


The torrential downpours as a result of the remnants of Hurricane Ida that caused massive flooding throughout New York City late Wednesday, Sept. 1, and into the early morning hours of Thursday, Sept. 2, resulted in seven deaths throughout Queens, according to authorities.

A mother, father and son were found dead in the basement of their Woodside home on 64th Street around 10 p.m. Wedensday night, police said.

Officers from the 108th Precinct responded to a call regarding a flooding condition and, upon arriving at the scene, found a 50-year-old man, a 48-year-old man and a 2-year-old boy unconscious in the basement of the residence.