FARMINGDALE - The family of the toddler found buried in a Farmingdale backyard have been kicked out of their home.

The remains of 17-month-old Justin Kowalczik were discovered behind the Hallock Street home on Saturday.

Kowalczik's mother, Heather, and two half brothers have been evicted by the landlord. Kowalczik's boyfriend, Robert Rodriguez, remains a person of interest in the case.

State police are waiting for the medical examiner to determine the child's cause of death.

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