NYPD investigating deaths of Bronx boy and Brooklyn girl

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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.



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