FRANKLIN COUNTY, Va. — Sheriff’s deputies say that Hope Perdue was found in a garage of a home near the one she shared with her husband David Perdue.
The sheriff’s office tells CBS 6 that David Perdue is not a suspect. Perdue told deputies he saw his wife walk out a backdoor and into the woods after he called 911 to report the unconscious child, according to a report from WDBJ7.
Investigators are trying to determine the toddler’s cause of death.
The child’s name has not been released.