Detectives investigating death of infant

Detectives investigating death of infant

Fort Pierce police detectives are investigating the death of a 5-month-old baby boy.

The infant was brought to Lawnwood Regional Medical Center Sunday night by family members, according to the Fort Pierce Police Department.

Officials were called to the hospital at 10:35 p.m. Sunday regarding a possible child abuse.

Detectives say the baby was unconscious and unresponsive for unknown reasons.

The child lived in the 400 block of North 15th Street in Fort Pierce. He died Tuesday afternoon at St. Mary's Medical Center.

Detectives are investigating the case and say the Florida Department of Children and Families was contacted.

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