Arkansas City police investigating a child death

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ARKANSAS CITY, Kansas – The Arkansas City Police Department is investigating a child death.

It happened Sunday night around 7 p.m.

Officials were called to the 600 block of West Skyline after a 2-year-old Manton Kieffer was found not breathing.

He was transported to South Central Kansas Regional Medical Center where he died.  The boy was under the care of his mother’s boyfriend.

Police executed a search warrant right after the child’s death.

An autopsy was performed at the Sedgwick County Forensic Science Center on Monday.

The results of the autopsy are pending. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language, racial slurs or consistent name calling will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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