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

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

The boy got out of his crib, pushed

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. (Credit: News 12 )

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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