QUEENS — Police released a sketch Wednesday of man they say is connected to the explosive package that killed a 73-year-old man.
The man in the sketch may be tied to the death of George Wray, who tried to open the package outside his building on 229th Street, near 147th Avenue, when it detonated about 4:10 p.m. Friday, leaving his face and body severely burned, police said.
Wray was pronounced dead at Nassau University medical Center on Tuesday, police said.
Investigators released the sketch Wednesday night. The man in the sketch isn't considered a suspect and police have just described him as a person of interest.
There were no arrests as of Thursday morning, police said.
It wasn't immediately clear what caused the package to explode or why it was left at Wray's home.
Anyone with information should contact Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477).