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Cops Probe Death of Baby Girl in the Bronx as a Homicide

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    Cops Probe Death of Baby Girl in the Bronx as a Homicide
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    • Police are investigating the death of a 1-month-old girl in the Bronx

    • Authorities were called to an apartment on Webster Avenue Tuesday afternoon and found the baby unconscious

    • She was pronounced dead at a hospital; her case is being probed as a homicide but no arrests have been made

    Authorities are investigating the death of a baby girl in the Bronx.

    Cops responding to a 911 call of an unconscious infant in an apartment on Webster Avenue Tuesday afternoon found Monreux Mercado unconscious and unresponsive. The 1-month-old girl was taken to Bronx Lebanon Hospital, where she was pronounced dead. 

    The city medical examiner ruled that little Monreux died as a result of a blunt impact to her head, which fractured her skull. Police said there were signs of trauma on the infant's body.

    No arrests have been made, and the investigation is ongoing. 

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