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: 15-Year-Old Fatally Stabbed In Brooklyn, Police Questioning Person Of Interest
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: Ahead Of Father's Day, Mets Host Families Who Lost Loved Ones On 9/11: 'It Opens Up The Wounds'
He was a student at Public School 361 in East Flatbush.MORE NEWS: Claremont Residents Say Overflowing Garbage Is Leading To Major Rat Problem In Community
The Department of Education has said it is investigating the incident.