Coroner rules death of toddler who died in May a homicide

Toddler's death ruled a homicide

NEW ORLEANS, La. (WVUE) - The Orleans Parish Coroner has ruled the death of toddler who died in May a homicide.

The Coroner’s Office says 1-year-old Brooke Sherman died from blunt force trauma on May 8.

New Orleans police responded to the 1000 block of Newton Street around 3:45 a.m. for a juvenile female found unresponsive inside of the home. She was taken to a local hospital where she later died.

NOPD is now investigating the death as a homicide.

No arrests have been made in the case.

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