Ottumwa Authorities Investigating Death of 5-Year-Old
OTTUMWA, Iowa — A death investigation is underway in Ottumwa after a child was found unresponsive.
Ottumwa police say on Thursday afternoon, officers were dispatched to a residence in the 100 block of North James Street on a report of an unresponsive five-year-old female.
First responders transported the child to Ottumwa Regional Health Center, where she was pronounced dead.
The investigation is ongoing.