Newbugh police ID 7-year-old boy whose death is under investigation

Peter Cuacuas died earlier this month from suspected starvation and abuse, officials say.

News 12 Staff

Feb 19, 2021, 4:17 AM

Updated 1,221 days ago

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Newbugh police ID 7-year-old boy whose death is under investigation
Newburgh police have identified the 7-year-old boy whose death earlier this month prompted an investigation into possible abuse.
Peter Cuacuas died earlier this month from suspected starvation and abuse, officials say.
His death is still under investigation. No charges have been filed.
An official source told News 12 that his autopsy revealed severe malnutrition.


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