Category Archives: Health Issues

Death of Detective Christian Lindsay, NYPD ESU

Detective Christian Lindsay, 48, of the NYPD’s elite Emergency Services Unit, has died of World Trade Center-related brain cancer. Funeral details will be posted when we have them.

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Hundreds turn up for Queens funeral of EMS victim of September 11

Hundreds of FDNY members attended St. Rita’s Catholic Church for the funeral of FDNY EMS Lt. Edith Torres, who died of  World Trade Center-related cervical cancer, reported Chelsia Rose Marcius and Ginger Adams Otis in the New York Daily News. Torres was 46. She survived the terrorist attack. Her partner, Paramedic Carlos Lillo, was killed when the towers collapsed.

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FDNY EMS lieutenant, Edith Torres, who helped September 11 victims while off-duty, dies of 9/11-linked cervical cancer

FDNY EMS Lt. Edith Torres, 46, has died of World Trade Center-related cervical cancer. Her partner, Carlos Lillo, was killed in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, report Thomas Tracy  and John Annese in the New York Daily News. Details for services will be posted.

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