A mother is now in custody following the suspicious death of her 2-year-old daughter who was found unresponsive inside a home in the Tacony section of Northeast Philadelphia Thursday night, police said.
Medics responded to a home on the 6300 block of Marsden Street where they found a toddler who was having trouble breathing.
The girl was taken to St. Christopher’s Hospital where she was later pronounced dead.
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Police have not revealed a cause of death but say they found signs of trauma on the girl’s body. Late Thursday night, police told NBC10 the child's mother was taken into custody and could face homicide charges.
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