BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Baltimore police are investigating a one-year-old girl’s death as a homicide.
Officers were called to a home in the 4400 block of Eldone Road on June 20 shortly before 9 p.m. for a report of a one-year-old girl who was vomiting and unconscious.READ MORE: Elkton Motel Owners Shot, One Fatally, After Room Rental Dispute
When they arrived, medics were already on the scene rendering aid to the child, who has been identified as Kylia Moore. She was then taken to St. Agnes Hospital where she died a short time later.
Doctors noticed slight bruising to the child’s head, according to police.
Neighbor Rose Ludwig said she was home when she saw emergency vehicles outside her window.READ MORE: 15-Year-Old Boy Dies After Thursday Shooting In Northwest Baltimore, Police Say
“I noticed that there were fire trucks followed by ambulances followed by police cars and they were coming down the street,” she said.
Ludwig said she was shocked to hear the news.
“Very shocked very,” Ludwig said. “My heart goes out to the family. Anytime a death occurs with a child, especially a one-year-old, it’s very upsetting.MORE NEWS: Maryland Officials Warn Residents About Rise In COVID-19 Related Scams
Homicide detectives are investigating this incident as a murder and are asking anyone with information to call (410) 396-2100 or call Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7lockup.