Citrus detectives are investing the death of a 2-and-a-half year old girl as a homicide, the sheriff's office said Monday.
According to a media release, deputies went to a house on a call for a child in distress last Friday.
They say the took Aliyah Marie Branum to the hospital where she was pronounced dead.
The Medical Examiner's Office ruled the death a homicide.
The sheriff's office did not provide any other details about the situation; we'll have more information as it becomes available.
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