The Effingham County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating the death of a toddler.
At approximately 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, deputies and EMS responded to an Aspen Drive home on a report of a child being unresponsive and not breathing. Deputies immediately started CPR, and the child was taken to Memorial Health University Center in Savannah.
The child, a girl, died Wednesday at Memorial Health University Medical Center at approximately 5 p.m. This case is currently under investigation by the Effingham County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division.
The child’s body was taken to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation medical examiner’s office in Savannah.
An autopsy will be performed today.