2-year-old dead; injuries consistent with beating

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JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – The Jackson Police Department responded a report of an unresponsive toddler.

The two-year-old male was taken to Central Mississippi Medical Center where he was later pronounced dead according to Officer Colendula Green of the Jackson Police Department.

The child has visible injuries consistent with being beaten with blunt force trauma.

The father has been detained at this time.

The exact cause of death has not been determined. Results are pending.

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