Phoenix Police investigating death of 1-year-old in north Phoenix

- UPDATE: Phoenix Police have identified the 1-year-old as Jonathan Horton, Jr.


Police are investigating the death of a 1-year-old in north Phoenix.

Just before 11 a.m. on Saturday, January 6, 2018, Phoenix Police and Phoenix Fire responded to a home near Seventh Avenue and Utopia Road for an unresponsive 1-year-old.

The child was transported to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

This is an ongoing investigation.

Cause of death will ultimately be determined by the Maricopa County Medical Examiner.

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