Two people in custody for death of 16-month-old girl in Hamtramck

Posted at 11:48 AM, Oct 28, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-28 12:49:31-04

Hamtramck police say two people are in custody relating to the death of a 16-month-old girl this week.

According to police, it happened on Tuesday. Police responded to a report of a baby not breathing. The girl was taken to Children's Hospital where she died.

An autopsy showed that the child died from blunt force trauma to the chest and was ruled a homicide.

The two suspects were taken into custody pending charges.