The NYPD is investigating the deaths of two children last night, one in Brooklyn and one in the Bronx.
Police responded to a call at the Boulevard Houses on Linden Boulevard in East New York Tuesday night around 11:30 p.m.
4-year-old Halii McCord was taken to Brookdale Hospital, where she was pronounced dead, police said.
Hours later at 1:30 a.m., officers arrived at 86 West 179 Street in the Bronx after a 911 call about an emotionally disturbed person.
5-year-old Stewart Espinal was found unconscious. He was later pronounced dead at Saint Barnabus Hospital.
Police said a 47-year-old man was taken from the scene to Bronx Lebanon Hospital and later taken into custody.
The NYPD has not yet released a cause of death for either child.