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Toddler death in Pueblo West under investigation as possible child abuse

Published: Sep. 23, 2020 at 6:57 PM MDT|Updated: Sep. 25, 2020 at 4:27 PM MDT
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PUEBLO COUNTY, Colo. (KKTV) - Very few details are being released by authorities in regards to the death of a toddler.

11 News has reached out to multiple agencies on the case in recent days, and each one has not been able to provide a comment until Wednesday night.

The Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office sent out the following statement in regards to the death of a child:

“Sheriff’s deputies responded September 16 to a call of an unresponsive child at home in the 400 block of W. Coral Drive in Pueblo West. The child was taken to a local hospital for treatment and later airlifted to a Colorado Springs hospital. The child died September 18."

The sheriff’s office added no more details would be released at this time. As more information becomes available this article will be updated.

As of Friday, no arrests had been made in the case.

The Pueblo County coroner identified the child as 15-month-old Aiden Seeley but said the circumstances surrounding his death were still under investigation.

On Friday, the 10th Judicial District Attorney’s Office confirmed with 11 News the incident is being investigated as child abuse resulting in death.

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