Mother: 1-year-old Roseville girl remains on life support

Police say girl died after head injury, but mother says she remains on life support

Layla Connors (WDIV)

ROSEVILLE, Mich. – The death of a 1-year-old girl is under investigation in Roseville, but the girl’s mother said she remains on life support.

Police said the girl, Layla Connors, was transported last week to a hospital with an unexplained head injury. She died from her injuries on Sunday, police said. However, Local 4 spoke with the child’s mother on Monday who said the girl remains on life support.

Update: Man charged with involuntary manslaughter after 1-year-old Roseville girl dies from head injury

Roseville police are investigating.

“The Roseville Police Department’s Criminal Investigation Division (CID) has been investigating the incident and will continue to do so,” reads a statement from Deputy Chief Mitchell Berlin on Saturday. “Due to the tragic circumstances of this incident, I will be releasing very limited information at this time. Once a determination of the cause of death has been made, and the investigation progresses we will release more information.”

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