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July 13, 2015 -- Westchester County District Attorney Janet DiFiore announced that Carlton Brown (DOB 12/18/83) of 2935 Holland Avenue, Bronx, New York, was arraigned today on a Felony Complaint charging him with:

  • one count of Manslaughter in the First Degree, a class “B” Felony,

relating to the death his girlfriend’s two and one half year old toddler, Kali Mack.

On Aug. 31, 2014 at 9:32 p.m. the defendant telephones 911 indicating a child is in distress. Emergency Services arrives and indicated to firefighters that she fell off the bed.

She is removed to Montifiore Mount Vernon Hospital.

On Sept. 1, 2014 at 1:04 a.m. the toddler is transferred to The Children’s Hospital at Montifiore in the Bronx and admitted to the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit.

Medical personnel from both hospitals call in reports to the State Central Registry. The District Attorney’s Office is notified and the Mount Vernon Police Department to assign detectives to investigate.

On Sept. 3, 2014, the victim is pronounced dead.
 
On Sept. 4, 2014 an autopsy is performed by the New York City Medical Examiner’s Office. The determination is that the cause of death is abusive head trauma and the manner of death is homicide.

The defendant was arrested by Mount Vernon police on Friday.

He was arraigned today in Mount Vernon City Court and remanded.

The defendant’s next appearance will be on July 20, 2015.

The defendant faces a maximum sentence of twenty-five years in prison.

Assistant District Attorney Doreen Lloyd, Chief of the Child Abuse Bureau and Assistant District Attorney Mary Clark DiRusso are prosecuting the case.

In compliance with Disciplinary Rule 7-107A of the Code of Professional Responsibility, you are advised that a charge is merely an accusation and that a defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.