Toddler Dies After Mom Finds Him Unconscious in Room; Babysitter Flees Hospital - NBC New York

Toddler Dies After Mom Finds Him Unconscious in Room; Babysitter Flees Hospital

An autopsy will determine the boy's cause of death

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    2-Year-Old Dies After Mom Finds Him in Room Unconscious

    A 2-year-old boy died after being found unresponsive in his room at a Westchester County home, a city official says. Checkey Beckford reports. (Published Monday, April 16, 2018)

    What to Know

    • A 2-year-old boy died Monday evening at a Westchester hospital after his mother returned home from work and found him unconscious

    • An official said the man responsible for watching him told the mother to tell detectives somebody else was watching him before darting off

    • An autopsy will determine the boy's cause of death; no arrests have been made

    UPDATE: NY Toddler's Death Now Thought to Be a Homicide

    A 2-year-old boy died after his mom found him unresponsive in his Westchester County room Monday, and cops are looking for the babysitter responsible for looking after him, a city official with knowledge of the case tells News 4.

    The Mount Vernon official said the boy's mother got home from work that evening to find her child unconscious. He was taken to Montefiore Mount Vernon Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. 

    It's not clear how the child died, but the official said the man who had been watching the boy told the mother to tell detectives he was being watched by someone else. Both the mother and the man had gone to the hospital. 

    The man fled and hasn't been seen since.

    Police are looking for that man, the official said. No arrests have been made in the case. 

    An autopsy will determine the boy's cause of death. 


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