Death of Brooklyn boy, 4, ruled a homicide

CROWN HEIGHTS - Police say two people have been charged in the murder of a 4-year-old boy from Crown Heights.

Jayden Lenescar's death was ruled a homicide after a spokeswoman for the city's medical examiner said Saturday that the cause of death was blunt impact injuries to the torso andextremities.

Authorities say 25-year-old Myrna Chenphang and 26-year-old Steven Dadaille were both charged with second-degree murder.

Officers responding to an emergency call from the boy's motheron Friday afternoon found him unconscious. He was taken to KingsCounty Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Jayden's father tells the Daily News on Saturday that he hadn'tseen his son in two weeks.

Mackenzy Lenescar says he has no idea what happened to the boy.

The boy lived with his mother in the Crown Heights apartmentbuilding.

AP wire reports contributed to this article.

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