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Emily Ramirez

Mother, 23, is charged with the death of her eight-month-old baby girl who died in a Bronx hospital 12 days after she nearly drowned when her mother left her unattended in a running bath

  • Amelie Perez was found upside down by her mother Emily Ramirez in their bathtub
  • The toddler was rushed to the hospital, but died twelve days later on July 15
  • Ramirez says she left her daughter & # 39; in water for a few minutes & # 39;
  • The mother was arrested for her daughter's death on Tuesday
  • Ramirez has been accused of criminally negligent murder in a way that is harmful to a child, the NYPD said in a statement
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The mother of an eight-month-old baby girl was arrested for the death of the child after she was found facing down in the bathtub of their Bronx home.

Amelie Belle Perez died on July 15 in a hospital in New York.

The toddler spent nearly two weeks in an intensive care unit after her mother, Emily Ramirez, left her in the bath on July 3 in their apartment on Vyse Avenue in the Bronx.

At the end of July, Amelie & # 39; s death was decided as a murder. On Tuesday, New York police arrested Ramirez for her daughter's death.

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Emily Ramirez

Amelie Belle Perez died on July 15 in a hospital in New York

Amelie Belle Perez died on July 15 in a hospital in New York

Emily Ramirez (left), 23, was arrested and charged after her eight-month-old baby, Amelie Belle Perez (right), died in a New York hospital after she nearly drowned when her mother left her unattended in a running bath

The toddler spent nearly two weeks in an intensive care unit before she died on July 15

The toddler spent nearly two weeks in an intensive care unit before she died on July 15

The toddler spent nearly two weeks in an intensive care unit before she died on July 15

According to a police statement, Ramirez has been accused of criminally negligent murder in a way that is harmful to a child. Authorities said the investigation is still ongoing.

On July 3, a shocked Ramirez called 911 after finding her daughter face down in the bath.

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She told the police that she had left Amelie in the bath with the water & # 39; according to a few minutes & # 39; The New York Daily News.

Ramirez said she was cleaning the apartment when the incident occurred.

Emergency services arrived to discover that Amelie still had a pulse and was quickly taken to St Barnabas Hospital in critical condition. She was later transported to the children's hospital of Montefiore.

Despite the best efforts of doctors, she died on July 15 in a local hospital.

On July 3 a shocked Ramirez (photo) called 911 after finding her daughter face down in the bath

On July 3 a shocked Ramirez (photo) called 911 after finding her daughter face down in the bath

Ramirez told the police that she had left Amelie (photo) in the bath while the water & # 39; a few minutes & # 39; walked
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Ramirez told the police that she had left Amelie (photo) in the bath while the water & # 39; a few minutes & # 39; walked

On July 3, a shaken Ramirez (left) called 911 after finding her daughter (right) facing down in the bath. She told the police that she had left Amelie in the bath while the water & # 39; a few minutes & # 39; walked

Emergency services came to the house to discover that Amelie (photo) still had a pulse and she was quickly taken to St Barnabas hospital in critical condition. She was later transported to the children's hospital of Montefiore, where she died later

Emergency services came to the house to discover that Amelie (photo) still had a pulse and she was quickly taken to St Barnabas hospital in critical condition. She was later transported to the children's hospital of Montefiore, where she died later

Emergency services came to the house to discover that Amelie (photo) still had a pulse and she was quickly taken to St Barnabas hospital in critical condition. She was later transported to the children's hospital of Montefiore, where she died later

According to a police statement, Ramirez has been accused of criminally negligent murder in a way that is harmful to a child. Authorities said the investigation is still ongoing. Depicted is the apartment complex where Amelie was found in a bathtub

According to a police statement, Ramirez has been accused of criminally negligent murder in a way that is harmful to a child. Authorities said the investigation is still ongoing. Depicted is the apartment complex where Amelie was found in a bathtub

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According to a police statement, Ramirez has been accused of criminally negligent murder in a way that is harmful to a child. Authorities said the investigation is still ongoing. Depicted is the apartment complex where Amelie was found in a bathtub

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