Police: Toddler dies after fall from 5th-floor window on Gerard Avenue in the Bronx

Police say a 2-year-old boy died after falling from a fifth-floor window on Gerard Avenue in the Bronx.



It happened shortly before 4:30 a.m. Sunday in the Melrose area. Police say the boy, Nayvem Santos, was under his grandmother's care at the time.



The boy got out of his crib, pushed a chair to a window and crawled out as his grandmother slept in another room, according to police.



Police found him unconscious and unresponsive on the building's second-floor landing.



He was taken to Lincoln Hospital, where he died from his severe injuries.



No criminality is suspected, police say.



 


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