Police: Alcohol may have had role in Detroit boy's death

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Posted: Jul 06, 2017 10:18 AM

DETROIT (AP) — Police are investigating whether alcohol had a role in the death of an 8-year-old Detroit boy.

Authorities say the boy was in cardiac arrest when medics arrived at this home Wednesday night. Police spokesman Dan Donakowski tells The Detroit News (http://detne.ws/2stifRl ) that relatives indicated the boy may have consumed an alcoholic drink made by a family friend.

An autopsy will be performed.