What to Know
- 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.