The Latest on the death of a 5-year-old boy in the United States

A 5-month-old baby boy has died after being thrown from a roof by his mother in Virginia.

Police say the girl’s father was not on the roof when the accident happened.

They say the child died of head injuries.

A family friend tells CNN affiliate WTOP the child was wearing a hat that was on the outside of the home when she was thrown from the roof.

The mother and the child’s father were not on that roof at the time.WTOP’s Jennifer Griffin reports.