A homeless man in New Jersey dropped dead, after a coughing spell that many belive was a result of the deadly COVID-19 coronavirus, MTO News has learned.
And the death was captured on Instagram live, as you can see in the video below, but we warn you it contains VERY graphic content.
The death occurred in Newark, New Jersey and according to social media reports, a man who appeared to be homeless was coughing continuously for nearly an hour. He seemed to be out of breath and was in distress, but no one called for help.
Then eventually he stopped coughing.
When passersby approached the man, they saw that he was not coughing anymore - because he was dead. The onlookers suspected that the man died from the coronavirus, so they kept their distance.
But on woman pulled out her phone and began Livestreaming the incident.
MTO News reached out to Newark Police for comment, but they offered no comment.