Sheriff's deputies in Henry County are investigating how a three-year old died.
They got a call from Martinsville Memorial Hospital around three Monday afternoon about an unresponsive child who died at the hospital short time later.
An autopsy will be done on Tuesday.
Here is the full press release:
On February 4, 2013 at approximately 3:10 pm the Martinsville/Henry County Communications Center received a call from the Martinsville Memorial Hospital in reference to a 3 year old child who was unresponsive.
Investigators responded to the Martinsville Memorial Hospital in reference to this situation.
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 February 5, 2013.
The investigation is continuing.
Anyone having information pertaining to the death of this child is asked to contact the Henry County Sheriff’s Office at (276) 638-8751 or the Crime stoppers Program at 63-CRIME (632-7463).
The Crime stoppers Program offers rewards up to $1000.00 for information related to crimes.