2-Month-Old Bronx Girl’s Death Ruled Homicide

Published on January 19, 2017, 12:36 pm
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The death of a 2-month-old Bronx girl who was hospitalized with numerous injuries including a fractured spine has been ruled a homicide.

The city’s medical examiner’s office said Wednesday that Sherlin Camacho died of blunt force injury of the head. The girl died on Monday morning after being admitted to Montefiore Hospital in critical condition.

Officers found the girl on January 10, 2017 after responding to a 911 call of an infant having difficulty breathing.

Police say she had a broken tibia, a spinal fracture, a bruised femur, a broken rib and retinal damage.

No arrests have been made. The police department’s Bronx Child Abuse Squad is investigating.

People with information related to this incident are asked to call the NYPD‘s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1800577TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 188857PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers’ website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All tips will be kept strictly confidential.

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