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Police investigating 'suspicious' death of 2-year-old boy near 15th Avenue and Union Hills Drive

Posted at 9:08 PM, Dec 23, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-24 13:59:27-05

PHOENIX — UPDATE: Phoenix police say Rickey Renee Lockwood, 36, was arrested and booked on charges of first degree murder and child abuse. Click here for the latest on this story.

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Police are now investigating the death of a 2-year-old boy that occurred Monday evening.

Phoenix Police Department officers responded to a call of a child not breathing near 15th Avenue and Union Hills Drive. The child was then transported to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Law enforcement says the child had injuries that appear to be suspicious.

Medical examiners will determine the cause of death.

Stay with ABC15 News and for updates to this developing story.