Death of BX newborn thrown out of window ruled a homicide

A medical examiner has ruled the death of a Bronx newborn, who was thrown out a window, a homicide. The baby girl was found lying on grass with the umbilical cord still attached near a building on Burke

News 12 Staff

Dec 14, 2006, 12:11 AM

Updated 6,373 days ago

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Death of BX newborn thrown out of window ruled a homicide
A medical examiner has ruled the death of a Bronx newborn, who was thrown out a window, a homicide.
The baby girl was found lying on grass with the umbilical cord still attached near a building on Burke Avenue Tuesday. According to the medical examiner, the baby died from blunt impact to her head and torso. Police took the teen believed to be the baby?s mother in for questioning but no charges have been filed.
Neighbors say the teen is a good, quiet girl with a strict mother. A family friend says the 14-year-old girl hid her pregnancy from everyone. The family friend adds that the teen also hid her 22-year-old boyfriend from her mother. Police also questioned and released the teen?s boyfriend. Meanwhile, residents have set up a memorial in honor of the newborn.
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