7-month-old found dead in bathtub identified

Dayton Police investigate the death of a 7-month-old on Wentworth Avenue. (WDTN Photo/Chris Smith)

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) — The Montgomery County Coroner’s Office identified the 7-month-old who was found in a bathtub Tuesday as Ja’Coreyaa Nichols.

The Coroner did not release a cause of death and tells 2 NEWS the autopsy is pending.

Officers went to an apartment in the 2700 block of Wentworth Avenue in Dayton before 9:00 am Tuesday morning.

When officers arrived, they found 7-month-old Ja’Coreyaa in a bathtub.

SVU and homicide detectives are investigating.

2 NEWS has a crew at the scene and will provide updates on air and online as the story develops.

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