Death of Bronx toddler ruled a homicide

The death of a 1-year-old Bronx boy has been ruled a homicide. The toddler was found dead inside his family's Wakefield home yesterday. He had two cigarette burns on his arms, according to News 12 The

News 12 Staff

Jan 27, 2012, 4:12 AM

Updated 4,468 days ago

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Death of Bronx toddler ruled a homicide
The death of a 1-year-old Bronx boy has been ruled a homicide.
The toddler was found dead inside his family's Wakefield home yesterday. He had two cigarette burns on his arms, according to News 12 The Bronx sources.
Authorities say a 911 call led them to 667 East 232nd St., where 1-year-old Richard Flood was found unconscious and unresponsive lying on the living room floor at around 11:25 a.m. He was rushed to Montefiore Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.
Police and the Administration for Children's Services are investigating the toddler's mother and boyfriend in the death.


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