BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A 5-month-old girl is dead and now police are investigating to determine what caused her to die.

Her family told WJZ’s Ava-joye Burnett her personality was “uplifting.”

On Sunday, Baltimore Police detectives learned that Brailynn Ford, died from a traumatic injury at an area hospital.

Police initially saw Brailynn in the hospital on Thursday, Oct. 4, where they saw Ford being cared for by doctors after she had signs of trauma to her body.

Three days later, Brailynn was pronounce dead.

The medical examiner’s officer ruled her death a homicide.

As police continue to investigate, the family says they too want answers.

“I was so protective over her and I feel like in the one moment that I should have been protecting her, I couldn’t and there is nothing that I could do,” says Hazel Wilson, Brailynn’s grandmother.

Homicide Detectives are currently investigating.

Anyone with information is asked to contact detectives at 410-396-2100 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP.

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