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UPDATE: Coroner identifies 3-year-old child

Posted at 1:57 PM, May 13, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-14 18:14:10-04

Las Vegas police are investigating the death of a 3-year-old child on Friday afternoon in the northwest part of the valley.

Police responded to a call at 12:35 p.m. to a home in the 4100 block of Villa Finestra Drive, which is near Cheyenne Avenue and Soaring Gulls.

The child was found unresponsive and transported to Mountain View Hospital and pronounced dead at the hospital. He was identified as Booker Lewis III of Las Vegas. His cause of death is pending.

Abuse and neglect detectives are investigating because of the age of the child.