Cops: 11-month-old found unconscious in bathtub

BROOKLYN - Police are waiting for an autopsy to determine the cause of death of an 11-month-old boy who was found unconscious in a bathtub in East New York Sunday. Authorities responded to a 911 call on Pennsylvania Avenue, where they say Elijah Pardella was found unconscious after his mother gave him and his 3-year-old sister a bath.Police say the mother, Angelica Huertas, has been questioned, but is not being charged at this time.

The boy was rushed to Brookdale Hospital and pronounced dead.

Pardella was the second Brooklyn child to die this way in less than a week.

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