Arkansas City police investigating death of 16-month-old

Police are investigating after a 16-month-old child was found dead at MeadowWalk Apartments in Arkansas City, according to a news release.

Arkansas City police officers were sent to the apartment in the 900 block of West Skyline Road at around 1:55 p.m. Tuesday for a medical emergency involving the child.

When officers arrived, the child was dead. Officers do not know the child’s cause of death.

Investigators are searching the home and interviewing residents at MeadowWalk Apartments, according to the release.

An autopsy is scheduled for Wednesday.

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