Homeless Man Killed in Fire Was Author, Artist
From NBC New York
The victim found dead inside an abandoned room of a New York City subway station after a fire there turned out to be a homeless man who had once written a book about living in the subways.
Anthony Horton, 43, was a longtime vagrant who made his living selling things people threw out in the trash, the Daily News first reported. After growing up in foster care and briefly staying in shelters, Horton ultimately set up his home underground in the subway tunnels of New York City.