Two-month-old infant found dead inside Webster Avenue apartment

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A two-month-old infant was discovered dead by police early Sunday morning inside of a west Bronx apartment building, the NYPD announced Tuesday.

The child, Jayde Laboriel, was found inside of a Webster Avenue residence, “unconscious and unresponsive, with no obvious signs of trauma observed” at about 5:50 a.m. She was rushed to Montefiore Hospital where the infant was pronounced dead.

A cause of death has not yet been determined and the investigation remains ongoing by police.

Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM, or on Twitter @NYPDTips.

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