1-Year-Old Boy Found Dead In Flatbush, Brooklyn

FILE - NYPD vehicle (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

FILE – NYPD vehicle (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police Tuesday night were investigating the death of a 1-year-old boy in Flatbush, Brooklyn.

At 4:40 p.m. Tuesday, police came to 1073 Flatbush Ave. in Brooklyn, where they found Elijah Legall unconscious and unresponsive.

He was lying on the ground inside the residence, police said.

Elijah was pronounced dead at SUNY Downstate Medical Center. The New York City Medical Examiner’s office will conduct an autopsy to determine the cause of death.

It was not immediately learned whether the New York State Office of Children and Family Services had launched an investigation or had prior contact.

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