Opelousas Police investigating “suspicious” death of toddler

St. Landry Parish

OPELOUSAS, La. (KLFY) Opelousas police say they are treating the death of a toddler who was found unresponsive in a home Sunday afternoon as suspicious.

Police Chief Martin McLendon said officers responded to a call as it relates to a 4-year- old in the 2200 block of Ledoux Circle.

Chief McLendon said on arrival, officers located the toddler inside a bedroom unresponsive.

This case is being investigating as suspicious and several people are being questioned, McLendon said.

“We are awaiting an autopsy to determine cause of death.”

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