Police investigate death of Philly girl, 4, as homicide
Police are investigating the death of a 4-year-old Southwest Philadelphia girl as a homicide.
Sources told NBC10 the girl died of blunt force trauma to her liver.
The girl’s mother brought her to Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia around 2 a.m. Tuesday for treatment of diarrhea. Medical staff found the girl badly bruised and bleeding in several places, including from both ears, according to reports.
The mother and a man who lives with her were questioned by Philadelphia Police Department’s Special Victims Unit, but released.