Father and girlfriend arrested after 3-year-old boy dies in the hospital

Posted at 6:09 PM, Oct 13, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-13 23:24:19-04

A father and his girlfriend are in police custody after a 3-year-old boy died in the hospital.

Inkster police say the child’s 41-year-old father and his 21-year-old girlfriend were arrested at the hospital.

The boy reportedly had injuries to his head and feet.

The father originally told police the three-year-old died after falling down the stairs.

Police are investigating as a possible abuse case.

An autopsy will likely happen on Friday.