Incident at 12928 Tosca Lane
May 24, 2005 -- Houston police
are investigating the death of a child at 12928 Tosca Lane about
12:30 a.m. today (May 24).
The victim was a white female, 9, of 12928 Tosca
Lane. She displayed no signs of trauma and was pronounced dead
at Memorial Hermann Hospital. The cause of death will be determined
by the Harris County Medical Examiner's office.
HPD Homicide Division Sergeant C.W. Howard and
Officer P.T. Yochum reported:
The victim had complained of feeling ill while
at school earlier in the day and still felt ill while at home
in the afternoon. The girl awoke her family later in the night
and complained that she felt worse. The family called an ambulance
and she was transported to the hospital where she later died.
Anyone with information in this case is urged
to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime
Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.
For additional information, please
contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.