Manitowoc Police Officers Investigate Death of a 3-Year-Old

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The Manitowoc Police Department is investigating what led to the death of a 3-year-old.  

The Manitowoc Police Department responded to a local hospital on Saturday, July 28 at 4:45 am for a child who was being treated for severe external and internal injuries. 

The child was later transported to a medical facility outside of Manitowoc County for further treatment. 

The child was later pronounced dead at the hospital. 

During the investigation, Officers learned that two individuals who were watching the child were ingesting illegal drugs. Those two individuals also have a 5 year old that was at the residence during this time as well.

One of the suspects, a 46-year-old Manitowoc man, is currently in the Manitowoc County Jail on a warrant. 

The other suspect is a 38-year-old Manitowoc woman who was also taken to the Manitowoc County Jail. 

Charges are being referred to the District Attorney’s Office against the man and woman for Neglecting a Child (felony) and drug related charges (felony). 

Officers are still investigating the incident, and and autopsy has been conducted and the results are pending.

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