Bronx toddler murdered, 23-year-old man charged

A 23-year-old man is facing multiple charges including murder and sex abuse after the horrific death of a 1-year-old toddler in the Bronx.

The NYPD responded to a 911 call of an unconscious child inside of an apartment at the Webster Houses on East 169th Street in the Claremont Village section of the Bronx on Sept. 9th.

Police found 1-year-old Legacy Beauford inside of the apartment's bedroom. EMS transported the boy to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Authorities arrested Keishawn Gordon, 23, who lived in the same apartment and charged him with murder, manslaughter, sex abuse, and aggravated sex abuse in connection with Legacy's death. 

The medical examiner will determine the boy's cause of death. 

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