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Child Death Under Investigation in Michigan City

(Michigan City, IN) - Police in Michigan City are investigating a child’s death.


According to a press release, at about 2:40 p.m. Friday afternoon, La Porte County 911 dispatch received a call regarding an unresponsive child at 824 W. 6th St. in Michigan City. That’s across the street from Pullman Park, west of the Lighthouse Mall.


First responders started life-saving measures while the child was transported to Franciscan Hospital by ambulance. However, efforts to resuscitate the child were unsuccessful.


Police are now investigating the death. No further information has been released.


Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact Lead Detective Cpl. Mark Galetti at 219-874-3221 Ext. 1088 or via email at mgaletti@emichigancity.com. Anonymous tips can also be submitted to Michigan City Police through their crime tip hotline number of 219-873-1488 or the WeTip Hotline for General Crime at 800-78-CRIME. All WeTip information is sent directly to the La Porte County Prosecutor’s Office.

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