Pro 8 Update: Police say toddler death "gruesome"
The Laredo police department is still not releasing any new information in the case of the death of a two-year-old girl.
Not even the medical examiner will comment on the cause of death.
But the case has touched many in the community.
Police are calling the death the most gruesome they have ever seen yet they still wont tell us the details.
Today we went by the home were the two-year-old girl was found Saturday morning.
As you can see an outpouring of sympathy for the family, stuff animals, dolls and even an angel stand in the front lawn of the home.
Neighbors have also put candles in memory of Katherine Cardenas.
At this point police are still going through evidence.
And are interviewing family members and friends of the family to find out what happened.
According to police an officer found the girl inside a storage cabinet outside of the home.
They won’t comment on the conditions of the girl but they do say the case hits home.
Joe Baeza, Laredo Police Department:
"They all have children and they are fathers. So whenever you deal with a case specifically with a victim this young it is important for them."
After performing an autopsy Medical Examiner Coreen Stern ruled the case a homicide yesterday.
Right now police say they are following strong leads in the case.
We will continue following the story and bring you updates as new information becomes available.