Investigation underway in Frankfort toddler’s death

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ) – A three-year old Frankfort boy has died and his death has been ruled a homicide, according to the Fayette County coroner.

Frankfort Police say Avery Hose was unresponsive when he arrived at Frankfort Regional Medical Center on Sunday. Investigators say that’s when police were called to investigate a case of suspected child abuse.

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The toddler was taken from Frankfort Regional to Kentucky Children’s Hospital in Lexington for further treatment, according to officials. The Fayette County coroner says the child died on Wednesday around 9:30 p.m.

Avery Hose died of blunt force trauma and his death is considered a homicide, according to the coroner’s office.

As of this writing, no charges have been filed against anyone in the case, according to Frankfort Police.