Mamk Mother of 4 Year Old Charged with Murder


MAMARONECK–The mother of the four-year old boy found dead in a Mamaroneck apartment Monday was arrested and charged with the child’s murder.

Manuela Maria Morgado, 46, was arraigned in Village of Mamaroneck Court and sent to the Westchester County Jail without bail. Ms. Morgado is due back in Village of Mamaroneck Court on 10/4/12.

The investigation was conducted by the Village of Mamaroneck Police,  the Westchester County DA’s Office and the Westchester County Department of Public Safety.

As we reported yesterday, Mamaroneck Police came upon a tragic site Monday morning when they discovered a dead four year old boy, and his mother in a “semi-conscious state.”

Mamaroneck Det. Sandra DiRuzza says that at about 10:20am, a 911 call was received to check the well-being of a 46 year old woman residing at 1035 East Boston Post Road, the Continental View apartments.

Officers responded to the location, where they were met by the caller,  a family member of the woman who was found semi-conscious.

Officers found the dead child and the woman in the bedroom.



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