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2-year-old boy dies after choking on candy at Bronx library: police

Posted at 7:45 PM, Sep 15, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-15 19:45:26-04

FORDHAM MANOR, the Bronx — A 2-year-old boy died in the Bronx Sunday after he choked on a piece of candy while at a library, officials said.

The boy was at the Bronx Library Center with his 14-year-old brother when he choked around 3:15 p.m., police said. He was unconscious and unresponsive when emergency responders arrived.

The boy was rushed to a local hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

The boy’s name has not been released.