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VPD investigates death of 9-year-old child

VPD investigates death of 9-year-old child
VPD investigates death of 9-year-old child
Posted at 1:22 AM, Feb 07, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-06 20:27:27-05

VALDOSTA, Ga. (WTXL) - Police in Valdosta are investigating the death of a nine-year-old child.

Police Chief Brian Childress says they received a call early Tuesday morning.

The child was found dead at a home in the Moulton-Branch Subdivision, off Inner Perimeter Road.

The body was sent to Shands Hospital in Gainesville for an autopsy.

The results are expected Wednesday.

The child was a student at J.L. Lomax Elementary.

Children who attend the school were sent home with a letter stating a student had died.