Animal control said the snake was an Asian cobra.
The snake bite victim stopped breathing due to respiratory muscle paralysis.
The 18-inch snake was rescued by Bronx Zoo experts.
The 8-foot cobra was reported missing in early September.
Prime Minister interrupts his holiday to return to London to discuss an Islamic State video featuring comments by a man with a British accent
The British Prime Minsiter cut his holiday short to chair a meeting over the growing crisis in Iraq