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13-year-old arrested in connection to death of Lorain toddler

Published: Dec. 10, 2021 at 7:57 AM EST|Updated: Dec. 10, 2021 at 7:10 PM EST
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LORAIN, Ohio (WOIO) - Lorain police said a 13-year-old boy was arrested this week in connection to the death of a 23-month-old boy.

Lorain police were called out just before 8 p.m. Wednesday to a home in the 1600 block of East 30th Street.

According to a news release, officers found the 23-month-old unresponsive and being treated by emergency personnel.

Authorities took the 23-month-old to Mercy Hospital, where police said he died due to his injuries.

According to the release, the 13-year-old was initially missing from the home but was later located; police said he lives nearby.

Lorain police said the teen was arrested and taken into custody, but have not yet released information on any charges he may be facing.

This investigation remains active.

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