Richmond Police: Toddler dies after being assaulted


RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — A 17-month-old who was hospitalized with life-threatening injuries after being assaulted in Richmond has died, police said Friday.

Officers were called to 6400 block of Midlothian Turnpike on Wednesday night for a report of a child that had been assaulted. 

Richmond Police Lt. Anthony Jackson told 8News that the child was already admitted to the hospital when authorities were notified. 

Police have not released any other details regarding this case. 

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