UPDATE: Police identify 4-year-old found dead inside home with partial burns

Updated: 9:49 a.m. September 29, 2017

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Milwaukee Police have identified the boy as 4-year-old Antonio Distasio. He was found dead inside a home near 17th and Grant with partial burns. The 23-year-old woman police arrested remains in custody. Police tell CBS 58 the woman is a relative of the boy.

Milwaukee Police will present a case to the District Attorney in the coming days for charges.

Milwaukee Police are looking for any people who witnessed the incident to come forward. Specifically, police are looking for someone who talked to the fire department when they were on scene. If you have any information you are asked to call Milwaukee Police at 414-935-7360.


UPDATE: MILWAUKEE (CBS 58)  -- Milwaukee Police have arrested a 23-year-old woman after investigators say a boy was found dead in the 1700 block of West Grant Street.

Investigators say the boy was found partially burned around 7:40 Thursday morning. The arrest was made around 12:00 p.m. on Thursday.

The investigation is ongoing.


MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner has responded to a suspicious death Thursday morning in the 1700 block of Grant Street.

Milwaukee Police are calling the death a homicide and said it was reported around 7:40 a.m. Milwaukee Fire responded and found the person was dead and partially burned inside a house.

Police believe the victim is a boy, but the identity is still being confirmed.

An autopsy has been scheduled for Friday to determine the cause of death. Police are searching for suspects.

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