Major De'More Woods, 4
Died Oct. 3, 2013 at 7:24 a.m.
Major De’More Woods, a 4-year-old black child, died Thursday, Oct. 3, in the 500 block of North Marlborough Avenue in Inglewood, according to L.A. County coroner’s records.
Shortly before 7 a.m., Inglewood police were called to the home because Woods was not breathing. The child did not a have a prior medical history, according to coroner’s records.
Woods was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead at 7:24 a.m., according to coroner’s records.
An autopsy found that the child died of blunt-force trauma.
The child’s 23-year-old mother and a 28-year-old man were taken into custody, according to a news release from the Inglewood Police Department.
The investigation is ongoing, according to the department.
Anyone with information can call detectives at (310) 412-5240. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.
—Nicole Santa Cruz
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Updated: Oct. 22, 2013 at 11:17 a.m.