TALLMADGE, Ohio — The Tallmadge Police Department has ruled the death of a 2-year-old child that occurred on Sunday as accidental following an investigation.
The Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation previously confirmed to 3News that it was contacted by Tallmadge PD to process a scene relating to the 2-year-old's death that occurred in the 300 block of South Ave. According to Tallmadge Police, officers were dispatched to an apartment at 2:28 p.m. after the child's father had brought the child to an urgent care before the child was transported by Tallmadge EMS to Akron Children’s Hospital, where the child later died.
Following an autopsy, the Summit County Medical Examiner's Office stated that there was "very little concern for foul play contributing to the toddler’s death." The cause and manner of the child's death are still pending.
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