From The Tribune staff reports
TRUSSVILLE — A 5-year-old child was found dead inside a laundry hamper in a Trussville residence on Monday, Nov. 13.
Trussville Police Department (TPD) officers responded at 6:39 a.m. to a residence in the Hawk Ridge subdivision where the girl was found inside a laundry hamper, according to Trussville Police Chief Eric Rush.
The Jefferson County Coroner’s Office later identified the child as Khloe Teresa Williamson, 5, of Trussville.
She was taken to St. Vincent’s East by Trussville Fire and Rescue where she was pronounced dead. The cause of death is still pending laboratory results.
“All indications at this time point to an accidental death,” said Rush. “But we’ll need to wait until the autopsy is complete to make a final determination.”
This story will be updated as more information is released.