CBS2-Header-Logo WFAN 1010WINS WCBS tiny WLNYLogo

News

Bronx Man Faces Charges In Connection With Death Of 14-Month-Old Daughter

TRI-STATE NEWS HEADLINES

From our newsroom to your inbox weekday mornings at 9AM.
Sign Up

NEW YORK(CBSNewYork) — A Bronx man has been charged in connection with the death of his daughter.

Bronx Man Faces Charges In Connection With Death Of 14-Month-Old Daughter

handcuffs 2 Bronx Man Faces Charges In Connection With Death Of 14 Month Old Daughter
WCBS 880's Monica Miller reports

Daniel Castillano, 23, has been charged with manslaughter, criminally negligent homicide, and two counts of acting in a manner injuring a child under 17, according to a police department spokeswoman.

Castillano’s 14-month-old daughter died in May after nearly drowning in the bathtub of her family’s Selwyn Avenue apartment.

Castillano allegedly stepped away for a few minutes to go into the kitchen, and left the girl in an overflowing tub with her 3-year-old brother. The boy was not injured, WCBS 880’s Monica Miller reported.

The baby later died at a nearby hospital of injuries related to the near drowning.

You May Also Be Interested In These Stories