Police investigating death of 4-year-old found unresponsive in SW Atlanta

Officers were called to a home on Renfrew Court in southwest Atlanta and found a child who was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

Credit: Atlanta Police Department

Credit: Atlanta Police Department

Officers were called to a home on Renfrew Court in southwest Atlanta and found a child who was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

Police have opened an investigation into the death of a 4-year-old who was found unresponsive at a home in southwest Atlanta on Monday.

Officers were called to Renfrew Court, a neighborhood of single-family homes near Adamsville, after getting reports of an unresponsive child, Atlanta police said. When they arrived, officers found the 4-year-old and took them to the hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.

Police said the manner and cause of the child’s death were unclear, and investigators are working to determine the circumstances of the case.

No further information has been released about the investigation, which a police spokesman described as “fluid.” No other identifying details about the child have been released.

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