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Death of 3-month-old Bronx girl ruled a homicide

The medical examiner found trauma to the infant's head and torso, police said.

The medical examiner ruled the infant's death a homicide due to trauma to her head and torso, police said. Credit: Yumi Kimura/Flickr/Wikimedia Commons The medical examiner ruled the infant's death a homicide due to trauma to her head and torso, police said.
Credit: Yumi Kimura/Flickr/Wikimedia Commons

The medical examiner officially ruled the death of a 3-month-old girl in June a homicide.

On June 22, police responded to a 911 call reporting a child who was having trouble breathing at 50 E. 168th St. in the Bronx.

According to police reports, officers arrived to find an unconscious 3-month-old baby girl. Emergency medical personnel rushed the baby to Bronx Lebanon Hospital, where she was admitted in critical condition.

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The infant succumbed to her injuries four days later, police said.

Yesterday, the medical examiner ruled her death a homicide, citing trauma to her torso and head.

Police are now investigating the baby girl's death.

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