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Infant stops breathing, found unconscious with multiple fractures rushed to Bronx hospital: police

Posted at 10:54 AM, Jan 10, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-11 08:12:36-05

WEST FARMS, the Bronx — An infant found unconscious who stopped breathing and had suffered multiple fractures is in critical condition at a Bronx hospital Tuesday, according to police sources.

The area of Honeywell Avenue and East 181st Street in the Bronx is pictured. (Google Maps)

The area of Honeywell Avenue and East 181st Street in the Bronx is pictured. (Google Maps)

The baby had stopped breathing and was found unconscious by her parents near Honeywell Avenue and East 181st Street, according to police, who initially said she was 3 months old, but later said she was 2 months old.

Initial reports stated the infant suffered cardiac arrest.

Sources later said she had also suffered fractured ribs and a fractured leg.

The baby is on life support and not expected to survive, according to police.

No arrests have been made.