Bronx baby's death ruled a homicide

THE BRONX - A medical examiner has ruled the death of an 8-month-old boy in the Bronx a homicide.

The examiner made the decision Tuesday. Police say they found Ricky Rivera unconscious in his family's apartment at 707 E. 187th St. on May 17. The infant was rushed to a hospital, where he remained on life support until Tuesday.

Police have not made any arrests so far, and the Administration for Children's Services is investigating the case.

Neighbors say they don't know much about the family, which had recently moved into the building.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

New legislation passed by the City Council will 1 Word on the Street: Bedbugs
A man, seen on surveillance video, fired several 2 Police: Man sought in connection with Pugsley Ave. shooting
Police say a mall guard was trying to 3 Police: 6 sought in stabbing of mall guard in Bay Plaza
VIDEO: Bronx restaurant owner attacked, robbed in apartment 4 VIDEO: Bronx restaurant owner attacked, robbed in apartment building
News 12 The Bronx has learned that two 5 Officials: Apartments damaged in Bronx Boulevard fire

advertisement | advertise on News 12


Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.