Death of 1-year-old Brooklyn girl deemed a homicide, police say

Police responded to 718 Saint Marks Ave. on Sept. 15 at 6:43 p.m. following a report of an unconscious child inside the apartment.

News 12 Staff

Sep 21, 2023, 5:02 PM

Updated 209 days ago

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A 1-year-old girl who was found unconscious and bruised inside a Brooklyn apartment has died.
Police responded to 718 Saint Marks Ave. on Sept. 15 at 6:43 p.m. following a report of an unconscious child inside the apartment. First responders located the 1-year-old girl and transported her to NYC Health + Hospitals/Kings County in critical condition.
On Sept. 20, she was pronounced dead by hospital staff at Maimonides Medical Center.
Police have now deemed the case a homicide. No arrests have been announced at this time.
A representative from ACS has provided the following statement: "The safety and well-being of New York City's children is our top priority.  We are investigating this case with the NYPD."


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