Police investigating child's "unknown death" - FOX 29 News Philadelphia | WTXF-TV

Police investigating child's "unknown death"

Posted: Updated:
PHOENIX -

Phoenix Police are investigating the death of a 1-year-old boy at a home in north Phoenix.

Someone who lives in the area of Cactus and 28th Drive told FOX 10 a little boy was taken away by ambulance Thursday morning and that crime scene tape was put up around the home.

Phoenix Police Sgt. Steve Martos says detectives are investigating it as a "death unknown."

Police say the 1-year-old boy had been suffering from a bad fever the past 3 days. They say CPS had placed the boy with his 26-year-old aunt, who was also caring for 6 other kids.

They are awaiting an autopsy to determine cause of death and whether any charges will be filed.

Powered by WorldNow

WTXF-TV
330 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106-2796

Phone: (215) 925-2929
Fax: (215) 982-5494

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices