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Bruised boy dies; mom, boyfriend questioned: NYPD

Investigators said the boy had multiple bruises about his body and head.
The boy lived at this building on 135th Street in Harlem.Google Maps

Police are looking into the death of a 6-year-old Harlem boy, who had multiple bruises about his body head, investigators said Tuesday.

Officers responded to a 911 call about an unconscious boy at a West 135 Street address, but arrived to find that the child had been taken to Mount Sinai St. Luke’s Hospital by his mother.

The boy, later identified as Zymere Perkins, was pronounced dead at the hospital, police said.

Investigators were questioning the boy’s mother and her boyfriend, according to NY 1 News. No arrests were reported.

 

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