Mt. Kisco Group Home Passed April Inspection

No violation found during April check of the building.

The Mount Kisco group home that was the site of passed an inspection in April, Building Inspector Austin Cassidy confirmed.

No violations were found in the inspection, Cassidy said. The building, located at 41-43 Highland Ave., has four apartments, he said. The group home has also complied with the village's landlord registry, doing so each year, he said.

The group home is operated by the Community Living Corporation, which has offices on South Bedford Road, the village confirmed.

Police are investigating the situation, Cassidy said.

Bouman, 50, died tragically on Wednesday. His cause of death was from smoke inhalation, Westchester County's Medical Examiner stated Thursday after an autopsy was done. The cause of the fire was ruled to be accidental electrical, due to a malfunctioning outlet in the apartment where the fire started. Firefighters were dispatched at about 9:20 p.m. that night, with around 80 showing up from Mount Kisco and Bedford Hills, and put out the fire within minutes. Bouman's body was discovered upon entry into the building after the fire was knocked down.

Contacted Friday, Bouman's family declined to comment. The family address is listed in Yorktown Heights, according to records. A private funeral for Bouman is planned, according to the Cassidy-Flynn funeral home in Mount Kisco.

Bouman, a special olympian, for being athletic and outgoing.

"He was very physicially active," Janet Riley, executive director for North East Westchester Special Recreation, said Thursday. She recalled how he liked to cheer on other athletes, and played a multitude of sports. Bouman competed in Special Olympics events in 2005 and 2007, she said.

Bouman's death is also being investigated by the state's Office for People With Developmental Disabilities, The Journal News reported.

victoria marrero September 01, 2012 at 04:23 AM
My sincere condolences to the family and to all those in CLC. May God bless them all.


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