By Ashley Kelly
NEWPORT NEWS — Police say a 1-year-old boy who was found dead Tuesday had visible signs of trauma on his body.
The boy was found dead in a basement-level apartment on Aqua Vista Drive. Police have not determined how he died, although an autopsy was being conducted Wednesday.
Authorities were called at 4:34 p.m. Tuesday about an unresponsive child at Aqua Vista apartments. The boy, who was found in a bedroom, was pronounced dead shortly after police arrived, according to Holly McPherson, a spokeswoman for Newport News Police Department.
The boy and his 5-year-old sister were being cared for by the boyfriend of their mother, who was at work. No one has been charged in the boy's death.