[UPDATE] Arrest Made in 3-Year-Old Shreveport Girl’s Death
[UPDATE] An arrest has been made in connection with a 3-year-old girl's death.
Shreveport Police Violent Crimes investigators say the toddler, Rizcheir Muskelly, was left in the care of 32-year-old Tarika Wilson, who reportedly brought the little girl to LSU Health Shreveport. During their investigation, detectives received preliminary autopsy results that suggest Muskelly died from blunt force trauma, and they developed Wilson as a suspect in her death. Wilson was booked into the Shreveport City Jail on a second-degree murder charge.
[ORIGINAL STORY] A toddler's tragic death is being investigated by Shreveport police. Just after 9 p.m. on Monday, officers were called to LSU Health Shreveport to a report of a three-year-old girl who was brought in by caretakers. She was pronounced dead shortly after arrival.
Portions of the child's body showed obvious signs of trauma. Police are awaiting autopsy results to determine the exact cause of the toddler's death.
Charges are possible as the investigation continues.