Milwaukee police: 2 in custody after death of 5-year-old boy near 26th and Ruby

26th and Ruby in Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE — Two people were taken into custody following the death of a 5-year-old boy at a residence near 26th and Ruby in Milwaukee.

Officials were called to the area around 2:30 a.m. on Saturday morning, June 22.

Upon arrival, first responders found the boy, who was not breathing. The Milwaukee Fire Department performed life-saving measures, but the boy was pronounced dead at the scene.

Two adults were taken into custody for questioning.

The investigation was ongoing.

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