Julissa Battles, 7, Deceased

Published on August 10, 2021, 5:42 pm
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On Tuesday, August 10, 2021, at approximately 0806 hours, police responded to a 911 call of an unconscious female inside of an apartment at 175 Alexander Avenue, within the confines of the 40th Precinct / PSA 7 in the Bronx.

Upon arrival, responding officers encountered EMS providing emergency care to an unconscious 7-year-old female.

EMS subsequently transported the female to NYC Health + Hospitals / Lincoln where she was pronounced deceased.

On Friday, August 13, 2021, the Medical Examiner deemed the incident a homicide.

Following proper family notification, the deceased has been identified as indicated.


Julissa Battles
175 Alexander Avenue
Bronx, NY 10454

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 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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