Thomas Smith III

Man arrested on murder charge in death of 2-year-old girl in Cincinnati

The Cincinnati Police Department around 10 p.m. arrested Thomas Smith III, who is facing a murder charge in the death of Rosalie Pantoja, according to a release from the police department.

Police officers were called around 4:45 p.m. July 12 to the report of an unconscious infant in the 100 block of Kessler Avenue. The child, identified as Rosalie Pantoja, was taken to Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, where she succumbed to her injuries.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is urged to call the homicide unit at 513-352-3542.

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