GTPD investigate death of 18-month-old boy in Sicklerville

Police were dispatched to Marcia Court on Thursday morning for a report of an unresponsive toddler.

The following report is from the Gloucester Township Police Department:

Camden County Prosecutor Mary Eva Colalillo and Gloucester Township Police Chief Harry Earle reported that an investigation is ongoing into the death of a child that occurred in Sicklerville yesterday morning.

Gloucester Township Police were dispatched to a residence on Marcia Court, in Sicklerville on Thursday, for a report of an unresponsive 18-month-old boy at approximately 11:41 a.m.

When officers arrived, they located the toddler on the lawn. Emergency Medical Services (EMS) were unable to revive him, and he was pronounced deceased at the scene at approximately 12:02 p.m.

The results of the autopsy are pending.

The investigation is ongoing. No arrests have been made at this time.
Anyone with information is urged to contact Camden County Prosecutor’s Office Detective James Brining at (856) 225–8439 or Gloucester Township Police Detective Joseph McGuire at (856) 228–4500.

Tips may also be emailed to ccpotips@ccprosecutor.org.