Authorities have arrested a 29-year-old mother on murder charges in the strangulation death of her 2-year-old boy son in Queens.
Afriyie Gaspard was being held at a police precinct in the borough Monday.
Her son, Izayah Hall, was found unconscious on Friday at 5 .m. in their Jewel Avenue apartment when police responded to a 911 call. The child was pronounced dead at a nearby hospital.
The medical examiner determined Sunday the boy's death was a homicide.
Police allege Gaspard strangled the chlid because he had been crying too much.
It wasn't known if she had an attorney.
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