Baby boy dies after being found in river near Brooklyn Bridge – ABC News

A baby boy was pronounced dead on Sunday after tourists found him floating in New York‘s East River wearing only a diaper, police said.

Tourists from Oklahoma discovered the child lying unconscious and unresponsive near the Manhattan side of the Brooklyn Bridge at around 4 p.m., according to police.

The baby boy, thought to be about 8 months old, was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead. There were no signs of trauma, and no sign of the child’s parents in the area.

PHOTO: Tourists from Oklahoma discovered a baby lying unconscious and unresponsive near the Manhattan side of the Brooklyn Bridge.

Austin Campbell, who was visiting the area with his family, said his father jumped into the river with hopes of saving the young child.

Source: Baby boy dies after being found in river near Brooklyn Bridge – ABC News

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