2-year-old Mario Mitchell died Friday in St. Louis city. According to authorities, the cause of death was blunt force trauma.
The official report stated that child abuse detectives responded to a hospital for an assault that occurred in the 1500 block of South 39th around 8 p.m. When they arrived the child Mario Mitchell, was unresponsive and had severe bruising on his abdomen. He would be pronounced dead around 8:30 pm.

At the moment we don’t have any information regarding the suspect. We will keep the community updated as more information becomes available. On behalf of The New Real Stl News, we would like to send our condolences to the family and all those affected by this horrific incident.