NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Two people are facing charges in the death of a man who was crushed in a makeshift elevator at a Brooklyn grocery store in 2018.
It happened at KP Farm on Nostrand Avenue in East Flatbush.READ MORE: 'Our Guardian Angel'; Long Island Teen Spots Neighbors' Home Burning, Rushes In To Save Family
The Brooklyn District Attorney says 62-year-old Young-Kil Sim was delivering an order of grocery bags to the store when he was crushed to death while using an illegally installed elevator.READ MORE: Tagged Bear With Large Social Media Following Euthanized After Getting Hit By Vehicle In Easton, Connecticut
On Thursday, the district attorney announced charges against 76-year-old Jin Sung Cho and 72-year-old Kwan Yoon.
The DA alleges Cho, who owns the store, hired Yoon to install a makeshift elevator without a permit or proper license.MORE NEWS: Pandemic-Delayed Public Art Display Finally Blooms Along Broadway
Yoon and Cho have both been charged with criminally negligent homicide. Yoon has also been charged with second-degree manslaughter.