Child homicide case moves on to prosecutor

Skylar Foster's death has been ruled a homicide.
Skylar Foster's death has been ruled a homicide.

LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — The Lafayette Police Department has submitted their report on the death of a 14-month-old girl to the Tippecanoe Prosecutor’s Office.

It’s now in the hands of Prosecutors who will then decide if any charges should be filed.

Skylar Foster’s death was ruled a homicide earlier this month.

After Foster died, the Marion County coroner ruled that the she died from blunt force trauma to the head.

When asked about the case, Tippecanoe County Prosecutor Pat Harrington said “we will review the reports, and continue working with the detectives if additional information is needed.” provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language, off topic, or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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