Police ID 4-year-old found dead in Kalamazoo

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KALAMAZOO, Mich. —  The 4-year-old girl who died over the weekend has been identified by Kalamazoo police as Kharisma Richardson.

Richardson was found unresponsive in a home in the 1100 block of Douglas Avenue at about 9:30 a.m. Saturday.    She was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police say Saturday was Richardson's 4th birthday.

Kalamazoo Public Safety Capt. Victor Ledbetter said evidence at the scene indicates she did not die of natural causes.  Her death is being investigated as suspicious.

Ledbetter says Richardson's mother called 911.   The girl's three other young siblings were home at the time.

Anyone who may have information regarding this investigation is asked to call Kalamazoo Public Safety at 269-337-8994, Silent Observer at 269-343-2100.


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1 Comment

  • Tiffany

    The Silent Observer phone number is obviously not correct. I assume you will correct it, just in case someone does have information…

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