Death of 1-year-old in Rhawnhurst under investigation

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Saturday, May 28, 2016

RHAWNHURST (WPVI) -- Police are investigating the death of a 1-year-old child in Northeast Philadelphia.

Officers were called around 8 a.m. Saturday to the 2000 block of Glendale Avenue in the city's Rhawnhurst section.

When they arrived they were told the child became unresponsive while eating, and died a few moments later.

At this time, police say there is nothing indicating that the circumstances surrounding the death are suspicious. However, an autopsy will be performed.