Family of severely beaten boy Jaden Jordan struggling to get money to claim son's body

The family of Jaden Jordan, who died Saturday after being severely beaten, is struggling to raise enough money to claim the three-year-old's body from the Medical Examiner's Office.

By law in New York City, an authorized funeral home has to claim the body for a family member. A member of the family has set up online fundraising for the expenses.

Jordan was allegedly assaulted by 24-year-old Salvatore Lucchesse, the boyfriend of Jordan's mother, at their home in Gravesend, Brooklyn.

Lucchesse was arraigned last week on four counts of assault and endangering the welfare of a child.
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