The Washington House building in the Bronx becomes a crime scene after a fratricide

Bronx police charge Jason Dargan with the use of a bowling ball as a fatal weapon against his brother Timothy.

In a chilling episode that has jarred residents in the Bronx, authorities have accused Jason Dargan of a gruesome killing involving his brother, local media reports.

At approximately 2:49 p.m. on Thursday, after receiving a distressing 911 call, New York police officers arrived at 775 Concourse Village. Their investigation led them to a startling discovery: the body of 44-year-old Timothy Dargan stuffed in a trash bag under a bed.

The Scene of the Crime

It was at this scene that authorities allege Jason Dargan, 41, used a bowling ball to fatally beat his brother. The incident, which took place in an apartment on the sixth floor of the Washington House building, came to light following complaints about a foul stench by neighbors.

Community Reaction

“This is a peaceful community so far…I hadn’t heard anything like that,” expressed Anthony, a resident, in an interview with News 12 The Bronx.

Family and Authorities Respond

Alerted by the building manager about the odor, the Dargans’ father contacted another son, leading to a call to the NYPD. The subsequent investigation quickly turned into a homicide inquiry.

Charges Filed

Jason Dargan now faces an array of charges, including murder, involuntary manslaughter, and criminal possession of a weapon, as the community grapples with the shock of this family tragedy.