A woman and a man stopped in a car in front of the Nyíregyháza Police Station early in the morning on Saturday, 15 April. At the police station, they reported a dead child lying in the car boot. Later, it emerged that another, injured child was also in the car.
Criminal proceedings – a dead child in front of the police station
Police have launched criminal proceedings in connection with the death of a two-year-old child, the Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg County Police Headquarters said. In a statement published on police.hu, it is only said that the police received a “report of the death of a 2-year-old child” on Saturday morning, ten minutes before 6 AM.
According to RTL Híradó, a woman and a man stopped a car in front of the Nyíregyháza Police Station early in the morning. There, they reported a dead child lying in the car boot. The information from szon.hu is consistent with this.
A deceased two-year-old child and an injured little girl
As Tények reports, during the search of the car, the police found a one-year-old baby in the car besides the dead child. The baby’s body was covered with injuries, but she was alive and was taken to hospital.
In accordance with the news portal, they are a brother and a sister who were brought to Nyíregyháza to live in foster care from Ilk, a village near Vásárosnamény. According to press reports, both children were malnourished.
The mother is a 17-year-old girl, mother of 3
According to the latest information from RTL Híradó, the mother of the children is a 17-year-old from Ilk. She has has been in a mother’s home for a year with her youngest child. It is reported that her other two children, a boy and a girl, have been removed from the family. They were the ones found outside the police station.
Several residents of Ilk confirmed to RTL Híradó that they know the children’s biological family, but they cannot believe the news yet. The community is shocked by the tragedy.
The deceased little boy was referred to as Sanyika (nickname of Sándor).
Police are investigating the exact cause of the two-year-old’s death in the framework of a criminal investigation.