By CBSNewYork Team

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The father of a 22-month-old boy who had fentanyl in his system when he died has been arrested.

Anthony Rosa, 51, has been charged with reckless manslaughter.

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Investigators say his son, Charles Rosa-Vellosa, was found face down and unresponsive in his Manhattan apartment back in June.

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Police say it’s unclear how the child ingested the drugs, but it is believed to have been an accident.

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CBSNewYork Team