A 1-year-old Bronx boy apparently drowns in bucket used for leak
A family is mourning the death of their 1-year-old baby boy. Malik Uceta apparently drowned in a bucket used to collect water leaking from their kitchen ceiling.The incident happened Thursday on University Avenue in the Highbridge Section of the Bronx. The boy's grandmother found him unconscious around 4:35 p.m. in a five-gallon bucket filled with water. He was pronounced dead at Bronx Lebanon Hospital about an hour and a half later.The bucket was on the kitchen floor to catch water that was leaking from a bathtub in the apartment upstairs. Now the baby's mother says she's angry with the building's management company.News 12 The Bronx called the management company but there was no answer. The super says he couldn't fix the leak because it would have required the water in the entire building to be shut off.