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BREAKING: Toddler's death under investigation
Monday, February 4, 2013
The Henry County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of a 3-year-old child Monday at Memorial Hospital, according to a release from the sheriff's office.
According to the release, the Martinsville/Henry County Communications Center received a call from the hospital at 3:10 p.m. in reference to a child who was unresponsive.
After officers responded to the call, the child was pronounced dead at the hospital a short time later, the release said. The cause of death is unknown, the release added.
An autopsy will be performed at the office of the Chief Medical Examiner for the Western District of Virginia today in Roanoke, Henry County Sheriff’s Lt. David White said Monday.
The investigation is ongoing, White said. See Tuesday’s Bulletin for further details.
Anyone having information pertaining to the death of this child is asked to contact the Henry County Sheriff’s Office at (276) 638-8751 or the Crime stoppers Program at 63-CRIME (632-7463).