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Marathon Co. Sheriff's Dept: Toddler found dead in Athens

ATHENS (WAOW) -- According to a written statement by Marathon County Sheriff's Department Captain, Diane Lotter, a toddler died in Athens.

On Saturday, the child suffered a burn or scald injury. Lotter says that may have played a factor in the child's death.

According to the statement, the 2-year-old's body has been taken to the Madison Crime Lab for an autopsy. Results of the autopsy are expected Wednesday afternoon.

Names are not being released at this time.

Departments that assisted in the incident include the Marathon County Sheriff's Detective Department, Social Services and the Marathon County Coroner.

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