Detectives investigate death of 3-week-old infant - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Detectives investigate death of 3-week-old infant

(WMC-TV) – An investigation into the death of a 3-week-old infant is underway in Tipton County.

Sheriff's deputies responded to a 911 call of an unresponsive child at 3:25 a.m. Thursday in Munford.

The father of the 3-week-old said he had fallen with the infant.

The baby was taken to Baptist Memorial Hospital, but was later pronounced dead.

An autopsy will be done on the child.

The names of the parents have not been released as the rest of the family is still being notified of the death. But the parents of the baby are being cooperative with investigators.

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