Dead Child Incident at 5656 Kelley Street

September 08, 2008 - Houston police are investigating the death of a child at 5656 Kelley Street about 10:10 p.m. on Sunday (September 7).

The victim, Shanique Davis, 7, was transported to Lyndon B. Johnson General Hospital where she was pronounced dead.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant J.M. DeLaCruz and B.D. Evans reported:

Shanique and her mother were visiting a friend when the child felt tired and took a nap. Shanique’s mother later checked on her and found her unresponsive. The child’s mother performed CPR on Shanique before HFD paramedics arrived to transport her to the hospital.

Investigators learned Shanique reportedly suffered from other medical conditions; therefore, her manner and cause of death will be determined by an autopsy performed by the Harris County Medical Examiner’s Office.

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