Rotterdam Police: 20 month old child’s September death was homicide

ROTTERDAM, N.Y. – Rotterdam Police are investigating the homicide of a 20 month old child.

On September 3, 2014, at 12:25 p.m., the Rotterdam Police Department received a report for an unresponsive 20 month old child at 4 Brookview Court. Responding officers located Daniel Guevara and immediately began CPR until paramedics arrived and pronounced the child deceased.

Officers became suspicious of the circumstances surrounding the death and secured the scene as a crime scene. Rotterdam detectives then responded and began an investigation.

An autopsy was performed on September 3 and the official results were released on December 18–reveling that the death has been ruled a homicide by asphyxiation.

The investigation is ongoing and police ask that anyone with information concerning this case contact them at 355-7397.

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