Police investigate death of 16-month-old girl

Crime Watch 8

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — The death of a 16-month-old girl early Friday morning on the city’s northeast side has been classified a death investigation, Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department said Friday afternoon. 

Police were sent on a child welfare check about 12:35 a.m. Friday in the 4100 block of Shady Oak Drive. That’s in an apartment complex southwest of East 42nd Street and Mitthoeffer Road.

The Marion County Coroner’s Office has identified the girl as Zaria Box. The coroner was awaiting additional test results to determine the cause of death.

The manner was death was also pending, the coroner’s office said. 

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