FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – The Fort Wayne Police Department is investigating the death of a child.
Police were called to the 200 block of East Butler Street around 11:30 a.m. Saturday. Several police cars, crime scene vans, and detective vehicles were at a home, but it’s unclear what happened.
The Allen County Coroner was also on site.
FWPD has not released any details, citing an ongoing investigation and department procedure to not comment on child death investigations.
The Allen County Coroner on Monday identified the young victim as 2-year-old Jocelyn Belcher of Fort Wayne. An autopsy was performed on the girl, but the cause and manner of her death are still pending.
At least one woman who exited the home, visibly distraught, was seen talking with police. A NewsChannel 15 photographer observed at least three young children exit the house and put into police cars.
Police have not said if foul play is suspected or if any arrests have been made.
The incident is under investigation.