Family of the 2-year-old girl found dead in Monroe speaks out

MONROE, La. (KNOE) - Police say the body of Ka'liyah Buie's was found at Parkview Apartments Dec 1st. They believe foul-play is involved.

The family just wants to find peace in all this.They also want whoever is responsible to be punished.

The grandmother says Ka'liyah was loved and well taken care of.

"You know what they did to her? They took her on to heaven to give her soul a rest. We just gonna deal with it and hold on to God's changing hand. We're going to hold on no matter what people say out there in them streets, but God got us," said Ka'liyah's grandmother.

It's still unclear how the child died, but police don't think it was an accident, and they're calling this a "suspicious death".

The family isn't telling us what happened to the child, they say that's up for the police to determine.

Ka'liyah's funeral is set for Friday at the Saint Luke Baptist church in Alto, Louisiana at 11 a.m.

The funeral is open to the public. People are welcome to donate flowers.