Homicide detectives investigating death of 3-year-old boy

Homicide detectives investigating death of 3-year-old boy

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Homicide detectives are investigating the death of a 3-year-old boy in west Louisville, according to Metro Police.

LMPD spokeswoman Alicia Smiley and a MetroSafe supervisor said emergency crews were called to the 1800 block of Griffiths Avenue between Bank and 19th Streets about 8:24 a.m. on a medical run. Smiley said police blocked streets between the Griffiths location and Kosair Children's Hospital to get the young victim to the hospital as quickly as possible, but the child died.

Family members identified the child to WAVE 3 News as Alexander Singleton.

An account on the fundraising site GoFundMe.com has been set up to help pay for funeral expenses.

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