Helena Flores, 4, Dead After 4-Story Window Plunge

Published on February 10, 2019, 7:30 am
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On Saturday, February 9, 2019 at approximately 1655 hours police responded to a call of a child that fell out of a window at 685 E. 140 Street within the confines of the 40 Precinct in Bronx.

Upon arrival officers determined that a 4 year-old female fell out of a fourth floor window at the location. EMS responded and transported the child to Lincoln Hospital where she was pronounced deceased.

The deceased identified as follows:

Helena Flores
685 E. 140 Street, Apt. 4D
Bronx, NY 10454

No arrests have been made. The medical examiner will determine the cause of death and the investigation is ongoing.

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 Stoppers’ website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All tips will be kept strictly confidential.

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