The little girl drowned in a bathtub, a source with direct knowledge of the incident told Daily Voice.
The child lived on Brook Street with her mother, stepfather and his parents, another source said.
Musella didn't address the cause of death in a quick release shortly before 9 p.m. Nov. 5.
"At approximately 5:20 p.m., the Bergenfield Police Department responded to a 911 call regarding an unresponsive 2-year-old child," the release says. "The child was transported to Holy Name Medical Center and later pronounced deceased.
"An investigation is being conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office under the direction of Chief Jason Love and the Bergenfield Police Department under the direction of Chief Mustafa Rabboh," Musella said. "No other information is available at this time."
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