Bridgeport police rule 3-year-old girl's death is a homicide
Police in Bridgeport are classifying the death of a 3-year-old girl as a homicide. Investigators found Tiarra Higgs dead inside a home on Hollister Avenue. An autopsy revealed that the toddler died of blunt trauma to the abdomen.
When authorities first arrived at the house on Friday, the adult who was with the infant was taken to the Bridgeport Police Station for questioning. Police say they are not holding that person as a suspect.Neighbors say they did not hear any noises coming from the house before the child died. Authorities say the investigation is ongoing.