Shawnee Co. Sheriff releases name of 4-year-old who died in Silver Lake


SILVER LAKE (KSNT) – UPDATE: Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office released the name of the four-year-old girl who died in Silver Lake earlier this week.

Officials are still investigating the death of Brandy Funk, 4, who passed away on Tuesday.

Her funeral will be held Tuesday, July 30, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. at the Griffiths-Hovendick Chapel, 708 N. 6th Street, Beatrice, Nebraska.

A visitation will be held Monday from 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. at the Davidson Funeral Home in Topeka.


The Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office and the Shawnee County Coroner’s Office are investigating a four-year-old girl’s death Tuesday afternoon.

At around 7:00 a.m. Tuesday, emergency crews responded to the 300 block of South Masche St. in Silver Lake on a report of an unresponsive child. When they arrived, they determined the child was dead.

The Shawnee Co. Sheriff’s Office and the Shawnee Co. Coroner’s Office are investigating the death and are looking for a medical cause related to the child’s death.

This is a developing story. KSNT News will update with information as it becomes available.

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