NYPD arrests grandmother in death of 4-year-old boy

THE BRONX - (AP) - Police arrested a grandmother Sunday inconnection with the death of a 4-year-old Bronx boy who died ofblunt impact to his head.

Police were called to a South Bronx apartment on Saturday wherethey found 4-year-old Kevion Shand unconscious and unresponsive. Hewas pronounced dead at the scene.

Ellen Borakove, a spokeswoman for the medical examiner's office,said the cause of death was blunt impact to his head with brainhemorrhaging. The death was ruled a homicide.

Police later arrested the boy's grandmother, 45-year-old AngelaBarksdale, on a charge of assault.

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