On Friday, June 29, 2018, at 0159 hours, police responded to a 911 call of an unconscious infant inside of 997 Brooke Avenue (Days Inn) within the confines of the 42nd Precinct in the Bronx.
Upon arrival, officers observed a 4-month-old male, unconscious and unresponsive, with no apparent signs of trauma.
EMS also responded to the location and transported the aided to Lincoln Hospital where the victim was pronounced deceased.
The investigation is ongoing and the Medical Examiner will determine the cause of death.
Following proper family notification, the deceased has been identified as follows.
997 Brooke Avenue
Bronx, NY 10451
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 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.