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Death of Amityville 4-year-old Adonis Reed

Adonis Reed, 4, who police said was a

Adonis Reed, 4, who police said was a "victim of violence," was found unconscious earlier this week by police after a 911 call. He later died in a hospital. Photo Credit: Handout

Adonis Reed, 4, was found unconscious on a couch alone in an apartment at 89 Ketcham Ave in Amityville, after a 911 caller told police a boy needed medical attention. He was brought to Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead at 6 p.m.

Adonis Reed, 4, who police said was a
Photo Credit: Handout

Adonis Reed, 4, who police said was a "victim of violence," was found unconscious earlier this week by police after a 911 call. He later died in a hospital.

Adonis Reed, 4, who police said was a
Photo Credit: Handout

Adonis Reed, 4, who police said was a "victim of violence," was found unconscious earlier this week by police after a 911 call. He later died in a hospital.

Kiara Daniels, 21, of Wyandanch, the mother of
Photo Credit: Danielle Finkelstein

Kiara Daniels, 21, of Wyandanch, the mother of Adonis Reed, brings a Spiderman doll and balloon to honor her son at a vigil. (Jan. 19, 2013)

Kiara Daniels, 21, of Wyandanch, the mother of
Photo Credit: Danielle Finkelstein

Kiara Daniels, 21, of Wyandanch, the mother of Adonis Reed, grows emotional at a vigil for her son. (Jan. 19, 2013)

Kiara Daniels, 21, of Wyandanch, the mother of
Photo Credit: Danielle Finkelstein

Kiara Daniels, 21, of Wyandanch, the mother of Adonis Reed, grows emotional at a vigil for her son. (Jan. 19, 2013)

Jonathan Thompson, 31, of Ketcham Avenue in Amityville,
Photo Credit: SCPD

Jonathan Thompson, 31, of Ketcham Avenue in Amityville, is charged with second-degree murder in the death of 4-year-old Adonis Reed. Police have said the child was a "victim of violence." (Jan. 19, 2013)

Jonathan Thompson, 31, of Amityville, is led out
Photo Credit: James Carbone

Jonathan Thompson, 31, of Amityville, is led out of the First Precinct in Central Islip for arraignment in First District Court in Central Islip. Thompson was arrested in the killing of a 4-year-old Amityville boy who was found unconscious earlier this week in an apartment at 89 Ketcham Ave. (Jan. 19, 2013)

Jonathan Thompson, 31, of Amityville, is taken to
Photo Credit: James Carbone

Jonathan Thompson, 31, of Amityville, is taken to be arraigned in Central Islip. Thompson was arrested in the killing of a 4-year-old Amityville boy who was found unconscious earlier this week in an apartment at 89 Ketcham Ave. (Jan. 19, 2013)

Jonathan Thompson, 31, of Amityville, is led out
Photo Credit: James Carbone

Jonathan Thompson, 31, of Amityville, is led out of the First Precinct in Central Islip for arraignment in Central Islip Court. Thompson was arrested in the killing of a 4-year-old Amityville boy who was found unconscious earlier this week in an apartment at 89 Ketcham Ave.

Donna Cheperuk of Lindenhurst says a prayer at
Photo Credit: Barry Sloan

Donna Cheperuk of Lindenhurst says a prayer at the memorial for 4-year-old Adonis Reed on the steps of the home at 89 Ketcham Avenue in Amityville. (Jan. 19, 2013)

Donna Cheperuk of Lindenhurst and her daughter Haley,
Photo Credit: Barry Sloan

Donna Cheperuk of Lindenhurst and her daughter Haley, 12, add a stuffed animal to the memorial for 4-year-old Adonis Reed on the steps of the home at 89 Ketcham Avenue in Amityville. (Jan. 19, 2013)

Stuffed animals and candles have been placed in
Photo Credit: James Carbone

Stuffed animals and candles have been placed in front of the home on Ketcham Avenue in Amityville, where a 4-year-old boy was found unresponsive after a 911 call. (Jan. 17, 2013)

People leave gifts at a memorial for 4-year-old
Photo Credit: Barry Sloan

People leave gifts at a memorial for 4-year-old Adonis Reed on the steps of the home in Amityville. (Jan. 19, 2013)

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