Bronx Toddler’s Death Under Investigation

Published on November 15, 2014, 11:55 am
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The death of a 3-year-old is being investigated in Bronx.

Police responded to a 911 call around 2:00 a.m. Saturday about an unconscious child at a home on East 163rd Street in the Melrose section. According to the New York City Police Department, they found Poseidon Quinones, who lived in the home, unresponsive with evidence of trauma to his head and neck.

Sources said his grandmother called 911.

He was taken to Lincoln Hospital and pronounced dead. The medical examiner is working to determine the cause of death.

Anyone with information on the case should contact the NYPD Crime Stoppers hotline at 1800577TIPS, or text CRIMES and then enter TIP577, or visit

All calls are strictly confidential.


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