An unattended 2-year-old starved after his father died at their upstate New York residence earlier this yr, authorities mentioned Tuesday.
David Conde Sr., 59, and David Conde Jr., 2, had been discovered useless Feb. 15 of their house in Geneva, which is about 45 miles southeast of Rochester and 55 miles southwest of Syracuse.
The daddy died naturally from “heart problems,” in keeping with an announcement from the Ontario County Sheriff’s Division.
The toddler’s explanation for loss of life was hunger, and the way was dominated to be unintentional, the sheriff mentioned.
“It’s believed that Mr. Conde handed away first, and the kid was not capable of acquire any nourishment after his father handed,” the sheriff concluded.
The pair had been final seen alive Jan. 22, and investigators have mentioned there have been no indicators of pressured entry or foul play contained in the house.