Loved Ones Say Goodbye To East Village Explosion Victim, Nicholas Figueroa“He was a good kid. He was a good man. Turned out to be an extraordinary man. It is tragic what happened to him,” Figueroa’s uncle Marcelo said.
Body Found At East Village Explosion Site Positively ID'd As Restaurant WorkerThe body of another victim, Nicholas Figueroa, 23, who was on a date at the restaurant at the time of the blast, was also found in the debris and positively identified earlier this week.
Online Fundraising Campaign For Family Of East Village Blast Victim Raises $20KHundreds of people have donated to the GoFundMe page honoring Nicholas Figueroa, many from one building on West 81st Street, where the 23-year-old victim's father worker as a handyman for years.
Report: Residents Of East Village Building Told Gas Was Being Turned Off Prior To ExplosionTenants in an East Village building that exploded may have been told not to tell Consolidated Edison inspectors they had gas service.
Search Continues For 2 Missing Men In Rubble From East Village ExplosionThe search was under way Saturday for two missing people in the ruins of the explosion that leveled three buildings in the East Village earlier this week.
2 Unaccounted For After East Village Explosion, FireTwo people remain unaccounted for after an apparent gas explosion in the East Village that leveled three five-story buildings.