An early morning fire in Queens as claimed the life of an elderly man, police said.

Police and firefighters responded to a fire at a home at 153-25 88t St. in Jamaica shortly after 4 a.m. on Tuesday. 

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After putting out the blaze, firefighters found Leonard Manzo, 90, who was unconscious and unresponsive in his apartment. He was later pronounced dead at Jamaica Hospital. 

Police said the cause of the fire is under investigation.