NEW ORLEANS — NOPD detectives are now investigating the death of a toddler in May, after the coroner's office ruled the death a homicide in an autopsy released Wednesday.
The Orleans Parish Coroner's Office says 20-month-old Brooke Sherman died from multiple blunt trauma injuries. She was killed May 8 in the 1000 block of Newton Street in Algiers, according to investigators.
The New Orleans Police Department stepped in Wednesday after the coroner's report ruled the death a homicide. In a tweet, police said they will "thoroughly review the information contained in the autopsy report."
No arrests have been announced in the case.