Amelia Belle Perez, 8 Months, Victim Of A Homicide

Published on July 23, 2019, 7:56 am
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On Wednesday, July 3, 2019 at approximately 1832 hours, police responded to a 911 call of an aided infant inside of 1579 Vyse Avenue, Apt. 3A, (Murphy Houses) within the confines of the 42 Precinct (PSA #7) in Bronx.

Upon arrival, officers observed an 8-month-old female, unconscious and unresponsive, within a bathtub in the bathroom of the apartment. EMS responded to the location and transported the infant to Saint Barnabus Hospital in critical condition, before further transporting the infant to Montefiore Children’s Hospital, where the child was pronounced deceased on Monday, July 15, 2019.

The deceased has been identified as:

Amelia Belle Perez
1579 Vyse Avenue, Apt. 3A
Bronx, NY 10460

There have been no arrests made at this time.

The investigation remains ongoing.

All charges are merely accusations and all defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

Anyone with information related to this incident is 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 Stopperswebsite or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All tips will be kept strictly confidential.


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