2-year-old girl dies after being found unresponsive in Roxbury

A 2-year-old girl found unresponsive in Roxbury Tuesday afternoon has died, Boston police said.

Nicole Grant, police spokeswoman, said the child had suffered life-threatening injuries when she was found at 4:42 p.m. at 1833 Washington St.

Grant said Boston EMS responded to the scene and transported the girl to Boston Medical Center, where she was later pronounced dead.

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The girl lived in the area, according to authorities.

Grant said the medical examiner is conducting an autopsy to determine the cause of death. She said the Boston police homicide unit is also investigating the death.

No further details were available.