Milwaukee police investigate child homicide, 1-year-old boy dead

Milwaukee police are investigating the homicide of a 1-year-old boy who died Monday, Oct. 4 after officers were called to a home the previous week.

The boy was found injured and unresponsive at a home near 67th and Lisbon before being taken to the hospital in critical condition. Police said the injuries were caused by child abuse, and the medical examiner ruled his death a homicide.

Two people – a 32-year-old woman and a 22-year-old man – were taken into custody. Criminal charges will be referred to the Milwaukee County District Attorney's Office in the coming days.

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