Press Release for A-265-20 Ava Pope:
On 3/9/2020 paramedics were called to the home of 5001 South Avenue #139, Toledo, OH for an unresponsive 6-month-old infant, Ava Pope. Ava Pope was transported to the University of Toledo Medical Center Emergency Department where resuscitative measures were performed but were unsuccessful. On 3/10/2020, the Lucas County Coroner’s Office performed an autopsy on Ava Pope and found the cause of death to be Abusive Head Trauma. Manner of death is ruled as a homicide.
Thomas Blomquist M.D./Ph.D.
Deputy Coroner of Lucas County