Opelika police investigating after 2-year-old found dead

Published: Nov. 12, 2021 at 12:55 PM EST
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OPELIKA, Ala. (WTVM) - A death investigation is underway after Opelika police found a 2-year-old dead.

According to Lee County Coroner Bill Harris, at approximately 7 a.m., the Opelika Police Department was called to the 1700 block of Cherry Circle in reference to a child unresponsive. Upon arrival, officers found the child dead.

The identity of the victim has not yet been released.

Harris says the child’s body is being sent to Montgomery for a postmortem autopsy.

Stay with News Leader 9 for more information as we gather details.

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