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Stockton Police Say Suspicious Death of Toddler Now Being Investigated as Homicide

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STOCKTON — After an autopsy, the Stockton Police Department is now classifying the suspicious death of a 2-year-old boy as a homicide.

Stockton police received a call from the Pleasanton Police Department on Saturday saying they were investigating the death of a 2-year-old, who has been identified as A’rmani Edmond.

Pleasanton police said the family brought the toddler to Valley Care Hospital on Friday where the child was pronounced dead.

Through the early stages of the Pleasanton PD’s investigation, it was believed the incident may have happened in Oakland. But the investigation led police to a home on Diamond Oak Street in Stockton.

Police revealed the boy may have been injured at the home where he lives in Stockton.

Stockton police responded for the investigation and autopsy.

Police are still investigating. No further details about the cause of death were available.

The Stockton Police Department is encouraging citizens to call if they have information pertaining to this investigation. Callers are asked to call the Stockton Police Department at (209) 937-8377, the Investigations Unit at (209) 937-8323, or Crime Stoppers at (209) 946-0600. Callers can remain anonymous.