Sherika Stewart, Leon Walters arrested in connection with Ahyna Louis-Hardy's death

EMS found the toddler unconscious and unresponsive after responding to a 911 call Monday afternoon.

EMS found the toddler unconscious and unresponsive after responding to a 911 call Monday afternoon. (4/30/13)

THE BRONX - A mother and her boyfriend have been arrested and charged in connection to a 3-year-old child's death.

Sherika Stewart, 22, and Leon Walters, 25, were arrested early this morning after being questioned by police. The couple is facing charges of assault and reckless endangerment.

According to emergency officials, Ahyna Louis-Hardy was found unconscious and unresponsive after a 911 call was placed at 4652 Manhattan College Pkwy. Monday afternoon. She was rushed to Montefiore Medical Center, but pronounced dead on arrival.

The medical examiner is working to determine the cause of death.
 

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