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Toddler killed in Bed-Stuy apartment fire

Investigators are looking into whether the fire and the 2-year-old boy's death are related.
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An early morning fire took the life of a 2-year-old boy in Bed-Stuy, ABC New York reports.

The 1-alarm fire happened at 755 Monroe St. just before 7 a.m. Tuesday. Fire crews reportedly had the flames under control in an hour, Patch reported.

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ABC said that hours after the fire had been put out a woman told investigators she couldn’t find her son. Investigators searched the home and found the boy’s body under a bed.

He has not been publicly identified. Both his death and the fire are under investigation.


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