Henry Co. Deputies Investigating Death of Three Year Old

Martinsville, VA - Henry County Sheriff's Deputies are investigating how a three year old child may have died Tuesday.

The Martinsville/Henry County Communications Center received a call around 3:10 p.m. from Martinsville Memorial Hospital about a 3 year old child who was unresponsive. Investigators responded to the Martinsville Memorial Hospital.

The child passed away a short time later at the hospital. The cause of death is unknown at this time. An autopsy will be performed at the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner for the Western District of Virginia on Tuesday.

The investigation is continuing.

Anyone that has information pertaining to the death of the child is asked to contact the Henry County Sheriff's Office at (276) 638-8751 or the Crime stoppers Program at 540 (632-7463).

The Crime stoppers Program offers rewards up to $1000.00 for information related to crimes.