Police: 3-year-old's death in Racine considered a homicide

Posted at 12:37 PM, Jul 12, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-12 19:25:25-04

RACINE -- The death of a 3-year-old in Racine is being considered a homicide, according to police. 

According to Sgt. Adam Malacara, police were called to the 1800 block of Howe St. just before 6:30 a.m. Wednesday after a report that somebody was found dead in that area. The 3-year-old's body was found in the upper unit of a home, he said in a news release.

There's no information yet available on the child's identity, or how they died.

Police are asking for anyone who may have information about this crime to come forward. If you know anything, please call the Racine Police Department at 262-635-7756.

Those who wish to remain anonymous may contact Crime Stoppers at 262-636-9330, or text 274637 (CRIMES). The text message should begin with "RACS," according to police.