Caleb Choi was found unable to breathe at his Staten Island home at 5:25 a.m. on July 25, his parents told the NYPD. Choi was quickly transported hospital but was pronounced dead.
Police believe that Choi passed away when his mother fell asleep while breastfeeding him. The cause of death is believed to be due to stopped breathing or sudden infant death syndrome.
An autopsy will be conducted to confirm the accurate reason for Choi’s death.