LEESBURG, Va. (WUSA9) -- Virginia police are investigating what caused the death of a 10-month-old girl over the weekend.
The infant, according to Leesburg police, resided in the 100 block of Great Laurel Square, SE, in Leesburg, Va.
Police say they were notified after the infant was brought into INOVA Loudoun Hospital's Cornwall Campus on Friday, Oct. 3. The infant was then transported to Washington D.C.'s Children's National Medical Center for more serious treatment. It was there that police say physicians discovered suspicious injuries on the child and contacted Loudoun County Child Protective Services, which then contacted the Leesburg Police Department.
The infant was taken off life support at around 5:30 a.m., Sunday, Oct. 5 and died later the same day at around noon.