Brooklyn DA Investigating Death Of Baby Following Circumcision Ritual

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes is investigating the death of a 2-week-old boy at Maimonides Medical Center last September.

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The baby contracted herpes from a ritual circumcision where the mouth is used to remove blood.

The Daily News reports the boy’s family is not cooperating with authorities. It’s believed the rabbi that performed the Bris is a relative, according to reports, but Hynes isn’t revealing much.

“The investigation continues. We’re not nearly ready to make any assessment yet,” he said Wednesday.

This type of circumcision is controversal. While the city health department can’t stop it, they recommend strongly against it.

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  1. cruz says:

    It’s the 5,000 year old man syndrome. That is why the entire Middle East is savage. Hoodies are in vogue now.

  2. Hugh7 says:

    “While the city health department can’t stop it” Why not? There’s a Federal law against ANY cutting of a baby girl’s genitals, no matter how minor and aseptic. The only reason they don’t stop it is a double standard..

  3. Scott says:

    THIS IS THE SECOND CASE I HAVE HEARD ABOUT WHERE A CHILD HAS DIED. WHEN WILL THIS BARBARIC CUSTOM BE OUTLAWED ??

  4. its good to know says:

    Why are you so upset. This happened to “a type of people”
    That should make you sooo happy.

  5. M says:

    Religiously sanctioned pedophelia……

  6. William says:

    This is not the first time that a newborn has contracted herpes… There needs to be a ban on the “contact” part of the ritual. The safety of a newborn is first.. Period..

  7. its good to know says:

    Do you really care about a Jew so much that this story causes you to be so outraged that you have to spew your Jew hatred.
    All of you posters seem so confused.
    I

  8. max says:

    Jackass

  9. mlc says:

    IT’S 2012 PEOPLE STOP THESE BARBARIC RITUALS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  10. glenp827 says:

    why is anyoine with MOUTH SORES exposing themselves to infect the innocent?

    this person should be arrested for manslaughter in the least

  11. Esmerelda says:

    Sick weirdo.
    That should be outlawed.

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