On Wednesday, March 17, 2021, at approximately 1503 hours, police responded to a 911 call of an aided infant inside of an apartment at 1069 Gerard Avenue, within the confines of the 44th Precinct in the Bronx.
Upon arrival, officers observed a 1-month-old female, unconscious and unresponsive, with no obvious signs of trauma observed.
EMS responded to the location, and transported the aided infant to BronxCare Health System, where she was pronounced deceased.
The Medical Examiner will determine the cause of death.
Following proper family notification, the deceased has been identified as follows.
1068 Gerard Avenue
Bronx, NY 10452
There have been no arrests made and the investigation remains ongoing.
Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to call the NYPD‘s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1–800–577–TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1–888–57–PISTA (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.