On Friday, May 01, 2020, at approximately 2355 hours, police responded to a 911 call of an unconscious infant inside of 2140 Seward Avenue, Apt. 1G (Castle Hill Houses), within the confines of the 43rd Precinct / PSA 8 in the Bronx.
Upon arrival, officers observed a 5-month-old male, unconscious and unresponsive, with no obvious signs of trauma.
EMS responded to the location and transported the aided child to NYC Health + Hospitals / Jacobi, where he was pronounced deceased.
The Medical Examiner will determine the cause of death.
The deceased has been identified as follows.
2140 Seward Avenue, Apt. 1G
Bronx, NY 10473
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.