Person of interest in custody in Racine 3-year-old's death

Posted at 10:16 PM, Jul 12, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-13 13:09:23-04

Racine police have a person of interest in custody for the death of a 3-year-old.

Police said in a news release Wednesday that the individual is in custody awaiting formal charging by the district attorney's office.

Police were called to the 1800 block of Howe St. just before 6:30 a.m. Wednesday after a report of someone dead at the location. The 3-year-old's body was found in the upper unit of a home.

They said the investigation is still ongoing, and a post-mortem examination is planned for Thursday.