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2-Year-Old Girl With Bruising, Broken Ribs Found Dead In Rockaway

2-Year-Old Girl With Bruising, Broken Ribs Found Dead In Rockaway

(Rebecca Fishbein) The body of a two-year-old girl was discovered in a Far Rockaway home yesterday, and according to authorities the toddler exhibited signs of abuse, including broken ribs and bruising around the mouth.

The NYPD says they found the young girl, identified as two-year-old Kevasia Edwards, unconscious and unresponsive at her home on Rockaway Beach Boulevard on Beach 56th Place around 11:30 p.m. yesterday, after receiving a 911 call. Kevasia's body reportedly exhibited "bruising around her mouth;" she also had two broken ribs and was underweight, according to the Post. She was rushed to a nearby hospital and declared dead at around 12:02 a.m. this morning.

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