OPELIKA, Ala. (WRBL) – The Opelika Police Department released an update on the investigation opened Friday in the death of a 2-year-old girl.
The Alabama Department of Forensic Science performed a postmortem examination that confirmed the child died from multiple blunt force trauma. The examination ruled the death as a homicide.
Yesterday, the names of the mother and a male acquaintance were released after the two were arrested in the murder of the two-year-old child.
The investigation is ongoing and those with information are asked to share information by one of the following:
- Detective Division at (334) 705-5220
- Secret Witness Hotline at (334) 745-8665
- Lee County Coroner’s Office at 334-737-3620
- Tips can be submitted through our Opelika Police Mobile App