Detroit police investigating death of 16-month-old boy - FOX 32 News Chicago

Detroit police investigating death of 16-month-old boy

Posted: Updated:
(WJBK) -

Detroit police are investigating the death of a 16-month-old boy.

According to FOX 2's Erika Erickson, who is at the scene on Keating Street, police are questioning three adults for possible child abuse. "Severe marks," possibly burn marks, were found on the baby's body.

Erickson reports police are questioning the child's mother, her boyfriend and the child's uncle. The uncle was home watching the boy Thursday and says he discovered the child was not breathing around 1 p.m. He alerted the boyfriend and called 911. The mother was not home at the time, according to police.

Neighbors tell Erickson that, due to the appearance of the home, they did not even think anyone was living at the home.

Stay with FOX 2 News and www.myFOXdetroit.com for updates on this developing story.

  • Detroit police investigating death of 16-month-old boyMore>>

  • Boy, 1, burns to death, left in stroller by heater

    Boy, 1, burns to death, left in stroller by heater

    Monday, January 27 2014 6:49 AM EST2014-01-27 11:49:50 GMT
    Prosecutors have charged a man and woman with murder in the burning death of a 1-year-old boy. The Detroit couple say they left the infant in a stroller covered by a blanket next to a space heater.
    Prosecutors have charged a man and woman with murder in the burning death of a 1-year-old boy. The Detroit couple say they left the infant in a stroller covered by a blanket next to a space heater.
  • Download the FOX 2 Apps


  • FOX 2 News Five-Day Forecast
  • Local NewsLocal NewsMore>>

  • Community wants justice as investigation of Armada teen's murder continues

    Community wants justice as investigation of Armada teen's murder continues

    Thursday, July 31 2014 5:40 PM EDT2014-07-31 21:40:23 GMT
    Wearing pink, the mother of 14-year-old April Millsap's boyfriend -- remembered the teen Thursday as the small village of Armada tries to cope."It's very hard, it's in such a spotlight, as a mom you don't think it's going to be like this," said Monique Albertson, mother of April Millsap's boyfriend. "Everyone is just hanging in there the best we can. It's overwhelming."Albertson, joining hundreds of people, police, classmates - most wearing pink which was April Millsap's favorite color."We're...
    Wearing pink, the mother of 14-year-old April Millsap's boyfriend -- remembered the teen Thursday as the small village of Armada tries to cope."It's very hard, it's in such a spotlight, as a mom you don't think it's going to be like this," said Monique Albertson, mother of April Millsap's boyfriend. "Everyone is just hanging in there the best we can. It's overwhelming."Albertson, joining hundreds of people, police, classmates - most wearing pink which was April Millsap's favorite color."We're...
  • Romulus cop in hot water after road rage incident

    Romulus cop in hot water after road rage incident

    Thursday, July 31 2014 4:47 PM EDT2014-07-31 20:47:41 GMT
    An off duty Romulus police officer is facing felony charges in connection with a road rage incident.Officer David Brooks is facing felonious assault and felony firearms charges after an investigation by Van Buren Township detectives.According to the report, police responded to a road rage incident between two trucks on I-94 in Belleville on May 29th.Van buren police pulled one of the trucks over which was driven by Brooks, and found a loaded handgun in the car.Brooks was released on personal ...
    An off duty Romulus police officer is facing felony charges in connection with a road rage incident.Officer David Brooks is facing felonious assault and felony firearms charges after an investigation by Van Buren Township detectives.According to the report, police responded to a road rage incident between two trucks on I-94 in Belleville on May 29th.Van buren police pulled one of the trucks over which was driven by Brooks, and found a loaded handgun in the car.Brooks was released on personal ...
  • SOURCES: Detroit Tigers acquire pitcher David Price

    SOURCES: Detroit Tigers acquire pitcher David Price

    Thursday, July 31 2014 4:46 PM EDT2014-07-31 20:46:10 GMT
    The Tigers have acquired pitcher David Price from the Rays in a three-team trade that reportedly involves the Mariners, according to reports. The clubs have not commented on or confirmed the report.  Jackson goes to Mariners; Smyly, Franklin also involved in three-way deal
    The Tigers have acquired pitcher David Price from the Rays in a three-team trade that reportedly involves the Mariners, according to reports. The clubs have not commented on or confirmed the report.  Jackson goes to Mariners; Smyly, Franklin also involved in three-way deal
Powered by WorldNow

205 N. Michigan Avenue
Ground Floor
Chicago, IL 60601
Station Operator: (312) 565-5532
Newsroom: (312)565-5533

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