LaPorte County Sheriff’s Investigating Death of Infant
Last Friday evening, Franciscan Health Hospital, Michigan City campus, contacted the Sheriff’s Office regarding an injured 8 week old infant. Hospital officials advised the infant was being transported to the University of Chicago Medicine – Comer Children’s Hospital in Chicago, Illinois. Detectives from the Criminal Investigations Division of the Sheriff’s Office were immediately notified and activated. Throughout last weekend, detectives continued to investigate the matter surrounding the injury to the infant. On Tuesday, it was medically determined the infant had no brain activity and officially declared dead at 11:41 AM. Detectives continue to investigate, and the matter is now being treated as a death investigation. The matter remains an open and active investigation.
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