1-Year-Old Baby Boy Who Died After Being Found Unconscious in Taxi Ingested Heroin, Fentanyl: Authorities - NBC New York

1-Year-Old Baby Boy Who Died After Being Found Unconscious in Taxi Ingested Heroin, Fentanyl: Authorities

Officers found Darwin Gonzalez-Santana unconscious in a cab outside 1880 University Place in the Bronx on the morning of Dec. 17

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    1-Year-Old Baby Boy Who Died After Being Found Unconscious in Taxi Ingested Heroin, Fentanyl: Authorities

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    • Authorities say a 1-year-old Bronx boy who died in December had ingested heroin and fentanyl

    • Officers found the baby unconscious in a cab outside 1880 University Place in the Bronx on the morning of Dec. 17

    • Police say large quantities of heroin, cocaine and fentanyl were found in the child's home

    Authorities say a 1-year-old Bronx boy who died in December had ingested heroin and fentanyl.

    Officers found Darwin Gonzalez-Santana unconscious in a cab outside 1880 University Place in the Bronx on the morning of Dec. 17, police said.

    CPR was administered and the boy was rushed to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

    The boy had no obvious signs of trauma. On Wednesday, police deemed his death a homicide after the medical examiner found traces of the narcotics in the boy's system.

    Eric Rojas/AFP/Getty Images

    Police say large quantities of heroin, cocaine and fentanyl were found in the child's home.

    Police told the New York Post that the boy's mother is in custody on an unrelated drug offense.

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