Police investigating child's death at Southside apartment complex

Foul play was not suspected

By Corley Peel - Reporter

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Police with the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office were sent to investigate after a child died Tuesday evening at a Southside apartment complex.

Officers were sent to the apartment complex on Old Kings Road, just south of Baymeadows Road at about 9 p.m., according to Sgt. Doug Molina. A child, who was unresponsive inside a home, was rushed to the hospital and later died.

Foul play was not suspected in the child's death, Molina said. One person was detained for questioning.

The Department of Children and Familes was called to investigate, which is standard procedure.

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