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Death of 10-month-old girl under investigation in Leavenworth

Leavenworth police said a 10-month-old girl had been left unattended in a bathtub before she was found not breathing. She died Monday night.
Leavenworth police said a 10-month-old girl had been left unattended in a bathtub before she was found not breathing. She died Monday night.

Leavenworth police said Tuesday they are investigating the Monday night death of a 10-month-old girl.

Police identified the girl as Caydence Little-Curtis.

Officers were called about 8 p.m. Monday to a residence in the 500 block of Miami Street on a report of a child not breathing.

When police arrived, they found Caydence unresponsive and began life-saving measures. She was rushed to a hospital where she was pronounced dead.

Police said the girl had been left unattended in a bathtub before she was found.

Two other children in the home were taken into protective custody while officers continue to investigate.

Tony Rizzo: 816-234-4435, @trizzkc

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