Toddler’s death ruled homicide

A 1 1/2-year-old found left alone in the shower died Saturday, and the Inquirer reports her death has been ruled a homicide.

Samari Campbell was discovered by police in the shower of her home around 6 p.m. Saturday. Her mother’s boyfriend called police when he found her there unresponsive after he left her alone.

Campbell died an hour later at Aria Health-Torresdale. An autopsy on the child found multiple blunt force trauma injuries. An arrest has not been reported.

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