Anna Thomas arrested in death of son, 19-month-old Justin Stephens, in Flatbush

Police say the boy was found after a 911 call about an emotionally disturbed woman. (10/7/13)

BROOKLYN - Police have arrested a mother in connection with the death of her 19-month-old son.

According to authorities, 20-year-old Anna Thomas has been charged with murder and manslaughter after Justin Stephens was found unconscious and unresponsive in their home Sunday night.

Cops say a 911 call had been placed about an emotionally disturbed woman at 1199 Ocean Ave.

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The toddler was rushed to Community Hospital, but was pronounced dead on arrival.

Investigators say the 19-month-old had no visible trauma or wounds to his body. They are waiting for the medical examiner to determine the cause of death.

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