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Durham police investigating death of 3-year-old found in van

Posted August 29
Updated August 30

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— Durham police were investigating a suspicious death after a child was found unconscious Monday night inside a van.

Authorities said officers responded to the 1100 block of Hearthside Street just after 7 p.m. Upon arrival, they discovered a 3-year-old girl, Leslie Ramirez, who was pronounced dead shortly after.

An autopsy will be performed to determine the child's cause of death.

Anybody with information is asked to call Durham police at 919-560-4440 or Crime Stoppers at 919-683-1200.


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