Update: LoHud reports the mother is in police custody Monday in the death of her 4-year-old son.
“The mother, Manuela Reish, 46, was found cradling the lifeless child, Jason, in her apartment Monday morning. She is believed to have killed the boy before trying to kill herself, one of the sources said,” says the report.
Mamaroneck Police came upon a tragic site this 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. The cause of death is unknown at this time and is currently being treated as a suspicious death. The mother of the child was transported to the hospital for evaluation.
No charges have been filed at this time. The mother is being treated as a person of interest in this active investigation.