Dead man found riding on New York City subway (video)

New York City subway illustration 
By: Tanya Malhotra 

(Scroll down for video) A dead man was found riding on a New York City train bound for Brooklyn, according to a statement by the New York Police Department.

The dead man was riding the rails in the subway system of New York on Friday night.

The shocking scene was discovered at 6:33 p.m., when the dead man was found on the train. The man line at Lefferts Boulevard in Ozone Park, Queens. Police sources said the man apparently died of natural causes.

Less than three hours later, another man jumped in front of a Brooklyn bound number 5 train at Gun Hill Road in the Bronx, police said. He had not been identified late Friday.

The incident comes three days after a Bronx man fell to his death while defecating between subway cars on a number 6 train in the Harlem neighborhood of Manhattan. A homeless man was found battered and bruised at the same time at East 125th Street, police said.