AKRON, Ohio — The Summit County Medical Examiner's Office has ruled the death of an Akron toddler last fall as a homicide.
Chief Investigator Gary Guenther tells 3News 2-year-old Valentina Lenoir died after ingesting illicit drugs, specifically fentanyl. Valentina passed away at a local hospital back on Oct. 27.
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Authorities have not yet specified how the drugs may have gotten into Valentina's system, nor have they said who may have been watching her at the time. As of Monday, no suspects have been named and no arrests have been confirmed.
WKYC has reached out to the Akron Police Department for more information. Stay tuned for updates on this developing story.