Camden County Prosecutor Mary Eva Colalillo and Stratford Police Chief Ronald Morello reported a sudden death investigation.
Stratford Police responded to a 9-1-1 call in the first block of Union Avenue approximately 1:50 p.m. on Saturday, December 31, 2016, for the report of an unresponsive person.
An eight-year old female was transported to Kennedy Hospital – Stratford Division where she succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced deceased at 2:15 p.m. on December 31, 2016.
The investigation revealed that only family members were present at the time of the incident, ruling out the involvement of unknown individuals.
The investigation remains ongoing.
Released Wednesday, January 4, 2017