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Montcalm County girl's death ruled homicide

Posted at 3:46 PM, Mar 04, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-04 21:18:25-05

DOUGLASS TOWNSHIP, Mich. — Investigators have determined the death of a child at a Montcalm County home was a homicide.

Vayda Vazquez, 1, was found unresponsive by first responders around 5:30 a.m. at a home on Stanton Road near Hillman Road in Douglass Township. Emergency crews tried to revive her but were unsuccessful.

She would have turned 2 next month.

After an autopsy Wednesday, investigators ruled Vayda’s death a homicide. Information on what caused her death or what led up to it wasn’t immediately available.

Anyone with information on Vayda’s death is asked to call Silent Observer at 616-774-2345.