CHICAGO (STMW) — A 2-year-old girl was killed in Gary, Indiana, Monday morning.
Nieyely Lopez died of “multiple blunt force traumatic injuries” she suffered at the intersection of Melton Road and Lake Street in Gary, according to a statement from the Lake County coroner’s office. She was taken to Methodists Hospital, where she was pronounced dead at 9:45 a.m.READ MORE: 1 Person Dead, Another Injured In 4 Car Crash In Waukegan
It was not clear how Lopez, of the 1400 block of Service Street in Lake Station, sustained her injuries, but her death was ruled a homicide, according to the coroner’s office.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Slightly Warmer Temperatures Before Cold Returns
Gary police did not respond to a request for comment Monday night.MORE NEWS: Woman, 2 Children In Hospital After Building Fire In Homan Square
(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire © Chicago Sun-Times 2015. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)