Thursday, 20 January 2011

SIDS: Missouri: Child-abuse detectives

ST. LOUIS • Authorities are investigating the overnight death of an infant boy, but say they don't consider the death to be suspicious.
The boy, about 6 weeks old, died early Friday.
Police got a call that the baby had stopped breathing at a home north St. Louis.
The boy was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Police say there were no signs of trauma on the boy. Police released no further details about the circumstances surrounding the his death.
Child-abuse detectives are investigating, but according to the police department's policy, child-abuse detectives are called out any time a child dies in the city, even if the death is a result or illness or sudden-infant death syndrome.

No comments:

Post a Comment