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MPD investigating death of 5-year-old boy as homicide

Posted at 11:34 AM, Jun 24, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-24 12:34:02-04

MILWAUKEE — Two adults were taken into custody and arrested involving the death of a 5-year-old boy at about 2:30 a.m. Saturday in the 2600 block of West Ruby Street, according to the Milwaukee Police Department.

MPD is investigating the incident as a homicide, according to its news release.

When officers arrived, they said the boy was not breathing. The Milwaukee Fire Department performed life-saving measures, but the child was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.