Indiana State Police are investigating the death of a 13-week-old Mt. Vernon baby.
Thursday afternoon, September 10, at approximately 12:03, Posey County 911 Dispatch received a call from a Mt. Vernon mother regarding her13-week-old baby boy that was not breathing.
The mother performed C.P.R. until Posey County EMS arrived and continued life-saving measures.
The child was rushed to Deaconess Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
An autopsy was conducted this evening at the Vanderburgh County Morgue, but the manner and cause of death are still pending. Foul play is not suspected.
Additional information will be released as it becomes available.
Investigating Officer: Detective Wes Kuykendall, Indiana State Police
Assisting Officer: Sergeant Mark Green, Indiana State Police Crime Scene Technician
Assisting Agency: Vanderburgh County Coroner’s Office and Mt. Vernon Police Department