1-year-old dies after mom leaves kids alone in Rockland County home: police

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A blurred police car in the background behind yellow crime scene tape

A blurred police car in the background behind yellow crime scene tape.

SPRING VALLEY, N.Y. — A 1-year-old boy died after he was left alone with his 6-year-old sibling at their home in Rockland County over the weekend, police said Monday.

Authorities were called to the home on Kennedy Drive in Spring Valley around 8:40 p.m. on Saturday.

The baby was trapped between a bed and a wall, and responding officers found the boy unresponsive, police said.

Members of the Spring Valley Fire Department helped free the baby. He was rushed to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead, police said.

According to investigators, the baby’s mother left the children home without any adult supervision when the boy became trapped.

The boy’s mother, a 36-year-old woman who police did not identify, was charged with manslaughter, according to authorities.

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