On Friday, May 26, 2023, at approximately 0357 hours, police responded to a 911 call of an aided, unconscious 6-year-old female child, inside of an apartment, located in a residential building at 730 E. 165 Street (Forest Houses), within the confines of the 42nd Precinct / PSA 7 in the Bronx.

Upon arrival, officers observed a 6-year-old female, unconscious and unresponsive, with bruising / trauma about the wrists and torso.

EMS responded to the location and transported the aided female to NYC Health & Hospitals / Lincoln, where she was pronounced deceased.

Following proper family notification, the deceased has been identified as follows.


Jalayah Eason
730 E. 165th Street
Bronx, NY 10456

There have been no arrests made and the investigation remains ongoing.

Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to call the NYPD‘s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1800577TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 188857PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stopperswebsite or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All tips will be kept strictly confidential.