NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A 3-month-old boy was found dead Tuesday in a foster home in Queens, police sources said.
Around 12:30 p.m., police were called to 115-30 132nd St. in South Ozone Park, Queens and found the baby unconscious and unresponsive, police said.
The baby was rushed to NYC Health + Hospitals/Jamaica, where he was pronounced dead, police said.
There were no obvious signs of trauma, and the New York City Medical Examiner’s office will determine the baby’s cause of death, police said.
Sources told 1010 WINS the baby was dropped off on Monday at the foster home, whose operator is well known to the community and apparently popular and highly regarded by locals.
Sources told CBS2 the child had apparently been hospitalized previously.