He was brought to an area hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Under regulations, the group home day cares are allowed to care for a maximum of 12 children at a time, two fewer than the number authorities say were in the SoHo home.
According to the law enforcement official, who didn’t want to be identified, Karl had been taken to a second-floor apartment by his mother, who said she would return to feed the child from a bottle she left at the day care center.
A 3-month-old boy has died after police were called to a day care in SoHo.
Emergency services were called to SoHo Child Care, on Greene Street, about midday yesterday as none of its employees were qualified to perform CPR, it was reported.
The New York City Medical Examiner’s office will determine a cause of his death.
The NYC Department of Health & Mental Hygiene is working with ACS and NYPD to investigate this case.
Karl’s parents, from Brooklyn Heights, released a statement through a family friend: ‘Karl’s parents appreciate the kind words and condolences they have received, ‘ according to NBC New York.
The health department said it makes annual unannounced visits to inspect licensed child care facilities and investigates any complaints.