Baby’s death in Sunnyside is ruled a homicide

SUNNYSIDE—The death of a 5-month-old has been ruled a homicide, according the medical examiner’s office.

Police responded to a call of an unconscious infant Saturday at 8 a.m. When officers arrived at 39-20 Greenpoint Ave., they discovered 5-month-old Alaila Baque unconscious and unresponsive, police said.

She was taken to Elmhurst General Hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

The medical examiner’s Office has deemed Baque’s death a homicide.

Police have questioned the parents and the investigation was continuing.

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