Watch CBS News

Coroner IDs 4-Year-Old Girl Found Dead In Closet Inside Westchester Apartment

WESTCHESTER (CBS) — Coroner's officials Saturday released the identity of a 4-year-old girl who was found dead earlier this week in her Westchester apartment.

The child, identified as Miriah Cobb, was found unresponsive inside a closet of a back bedroom of an apartment in the 8600 block of Belford Avenue.

Police said that a call came in around 11:30 a.m. Thursday.

According to coroner's officials, Cobb's cause of death is pending toxicology tests.

Sources for CBS2/KCAL9 say the child was found hanged inside the closet and residents of the Carmel Apartments apparently heard the same.

Investigators believe the incident is a tragic accident, but an investigation is ongoing.

» Girl, 4, Reportedly Found Hanging In Closet In Westchester Apartment

View CBS News In
CBS News App Open
Chrome Safari Continue
Be the first to know
Get browser notifications for breaking news, live events, and exclusive reporting.