SVU Investigating Death Of 4-Year-Old Girl - Los Angeles News | FOX 11 LA KTTV

SVU Investigating Death Of 4-Year-Old Girl

Posted: Updated:
PHILADELPHIA -

A play kitchen set in the front yard of a home on South 56th street in Southwest Philadelphia is a sad reminder to neighbors that a 4-year-old girl who lived on their block is dead.

"It's got me upset, I'm sorry," says Angie Foglio.

Angie Foglio says she saw police at the home early Tuesday.

That's after the child was transported from the home to Children's Hospital of Philadelphia where she died.

"You never think that something like that is going to happen on your block, it's upsetting," reflects Foglio.

The death has been reported to the Philadelphia Department of Human Services, and the Special Victims Unit tells FOX 29 that homicide has taken over the investigation from them.

Neighbors say they hate to think of what may have happened to the little girl that caused her death.

"But I hope they find out the truth so that child can rest in peace." Says Foglio.

Investigators say they're waiting for autopsy results to determine the cause of death.

A homicide detective tells FOX 29 that the child's mother and the mother's boyfriend are nowhere to be found and investigators are looking for them. They want to question them about what happened to this four year old girl before she was brought to the hospital.

  • Local NewsMore>>

  • Man Charged In Mayfair Double Murder

    Man Charged In Mayfair Double Murder

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 12:40 AM EDT2014-08-27 04:40:24 GMT
    Police say 25-year-old James Mears has been charged with two counts murder and two counts of robbery in connection with the double murder on Vista Street that happened Saturday.Police say 25-year-old James Mears has been charged with two counts murder and two counts of robbery in connection with the double murder on Vista Street that happened Saturday.
    Police say 25-year-old James Mears has been charged with two counts murder and two counts of robbery in connection with the double murder on Vista Street that happened Saturday. Police say robbery appears to be the motive. 
    Police say 25-year-old James Mears has been charged with two counts murder and two counts of robbery in connection with the double murder on Vista Street that happened Saturday. Police say robbery appears to be the motive. 
  • Police: Flags From Veterans' Graves Stolen And Burned

    Police: Flags From Veterans' Graves Stolen And Burned

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 12:31 AM EDT2014-08-27 04:31:17 GMT
    Bensalem police say flags and decorations where snatched from veterans' graves and then burned.
    Bensalem police say flags and decorations where snatched from veterans' graves and then burned.
  • Fat Camp Helps Dogs Shed Pounds And Stay Healthy

    Fat Camp Helps Dogs Shed Pounds And Stay Healthy

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 12:28 AM EDT2014-08-27 04:28:44 GMT
    Any dog owner knows the whine of a dog wanting a treating. However, too many treats and table scraps may have your dog packing on the pounds, and could even threaten their life.
    Any dog owner knows the whine of a dog wanting a treating. However, too many treats and table scraps may have your dog packing on the pounds, and could even threaten their life.
Powered by WorldNow

KTTV FOX 11
1999 S. Bundy Dr.
Los Angeles CA 90025

Main: (310) 584-2000
News Tips? (310) 584-2025

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices