NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — There is an update on a 12-year-old boy who died unexpectedly last month in Brooklyn after his family said he was bullied.
The Medical Examiner’s Office said Wednesday that Romy Vilsaint died of natural causes related to peptic ulcer disease with H. pylori infection.READ MORE: Summit One Vanderbilt Observation Deck Opens In Midtown
His family had told CBS2 the fifth grader was attacked multiple times in the week before he died, including getting slapped in the head.READ MORE: Police On Hunt For Occupant Of Black Or Dark Blue Honda Wanted In Westfield, N.J. Home Invasion And Sexual Assault
He was a student at Public School 361 in East Flatbush.MORE NEWS: Street Teams Canvas Neighborhoods To Bring Medical Care To Vulnerable New Yorkers
The Department of Education has said it is investigating the incident.