Toddler dies from deliberately inflicted injuries

Police investigating the death of a toddler are appealing for any information that may help them with the case.

Comfort Joy Witeri-Thompson died as a result of head injuries Police believe were deliberately inflicted, says Detective Senior Sergeant Matt Cranshaw, Taupo Area Police.

"A committed team of detectives continues to investigate the death of 18-month-old Comfort.

"The enquiry team seeks the continued cooperation of family and close associates in bringing those responsible to account."

As police seek to build up a picture of Comfort’s life before she died, they welcome any information from her immediate family and their associates.

This information can be provided to the Tokoroa Police on (07) 885 0100, or alternatively to Crimestoppers 0800 555 111.