Medical examiner rules death of 3-year-old Bronx boy a homicide

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MELROSE, Bronx (PIX11) -- The medical examiner has ruled the death of a 3-year-old Bronx boy a homicide.

Officers responded to a 911 call at 1:42 a.m. Saturday and found little Poseidon Quinones unconscious inside his South Bronx apartment.Police say the child had suffered apparent trauma to his body.

The boy was taken to Lincoln Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Neighbors told PIX11 Poseidon had been staying in his grandmother's care.

One neighbor said he heard a  chilling scream from the grandmother after she discovered her grandson's lifeless body.

"It was like a scary scream," Ernest Suarez said.There had been no arrests as of Wednesday afternoon.


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