A Bed of Tragedies

The cause of death of the 5-month-old boy remains a mystery to his family.

But the tragedy shouldn’t be a surprise to some city officials.

Because 43 babies have died in our city in the last 17 months while sleeping with other people.

And, unfathomable as it sounds, at least two city agencies knew about the disturbing trend and failed to bring it to public attention.

Daily News: Jill Porter: 09-10-2004