Milwaukee Police are currently investigating the death of a child. The 7-year-old male child was brought from a residence near S. 19th Street and W. National Avenue to a local hospital on November 29 suffering from numerous injuries. The child died a few hours later and an autopsy will be performed today to determine a cause of death. A 44-year-old woman and a 47-year-old woman have been arrested in connection with the crime. MPD continues to determine the circumstances that led to the child’s injuries.
UPDATE (11/30/16 at 3:00 p.m.): This incident is being investigated as a homicide. Additionally two male suspects have been arrested for failing to act to prevent bodily harm.