Are death benefits available for family members of a victim who has died as a direct result of a crime?
The New York State Crime Victims Board may award funeral expenses to eligible claimants. Family members of the deceased victim may also be eligible for loss of support or counseling services.
New York State Crime Victims Board
Eligibility guidelines and allowable reimbursement expenses
URL: http://www.cvb.state.ny.us/index.htm#Compensation Benefits Include: