The Saginaw Police Department is investigating the death of a 20-month-old.

On Saturday, January 8, around 10:25 p.m., a Saginaw police officer assigned to a local hospital responded to the emergency room after getting reports of a 20-month-old with severe injuries. Police said the child was brought to the hospital following a 911 call made by the child's father.

After an initial investigation and questioning of the child's parents, officers concluded the murder happened at the home on the 1200 block of Dillon Street. Officers took the child's father into custody. He's been lodged at the Saginaw County Jail for open murder.

Police said investigators will meet with the Prosecutor's Office in the coming days to determine official charges.

Police are still investigating. Stay with TV5 as we follow this story.

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