Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Monsey Infant Drowns In Toilet On Rosh Hashana, Video

- A 1-year-old Monsey, NY boy drowned to death in a toilet authorities said.
The body of little Mendi Altman was found by his 13-year-old brother at an aunt’s 11th Ave. home in Borough Park late Monday night.
Police sources said the accident happened after everyone had gone to sleep for the night.
The NY Daily News writes, that “(All the kids) were checked on,” said one source. “Later, one of the siblings goes to use the bathroom ... and finds the child unresponsive in the toilet bowl.”
According to to the Wall Street Journal, On Tuesday, a spokeswoman for the New York City Medical Examiner said the child had died from drowning and ruled the death an accident.
The tragic tot’s family was visiting his mother’s sister from Monsey and her family for the Jewish holiday of Rosh Hashanah.
Mendi was one of seven siblings.
No criminality is suspected. New York Police say the tragedy was a terrible accident.

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