Contact: Beth Stone 508-584-8120
BROCKTON – Detectives assigned to Plymouth County District Attorney Timothy J. Cruz’s Office along with Whitman Police are investigating the death of a two-year-old child.
On Saturday, December 28, at approximately 12:02 a.m., Whitman Police received a 911 call for an unresponsive two-year-old female at 863 Washington Street#3 in Whitman. Whitman Police and Fire responded and transported the girl to Brockton Hospital. The child was later medflighted to Children’s Hospital in critical condition. Yesterday, the child was declared brain dead and today, at approximately 3 p.m., she was taken off of life support.
The State Office of the Chief Medical Examiner will determine the manner and cause of the child’s death. State Police investigators along with members of Whitman Police have been actively investigating the circumstances surrounding the child’s death since she was brought in for treatment.