Port Arthur police, CPS investigate infant death

Published 10:13 am Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Port Arthur Police and Child Protective Services are investigating the Tuesday morning death of an infant.

Police received a 911 call about 6:30 a.m. April 19 regarding an unresponsive 2-month-old infant at 1132 Carver Terrace.

Investigation revealed the infant was not breathing when the caretaker awoke, according to a press release from PAPD. EMS was already on scene and was treating the infant when officers arrived.

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The infant was later pronounced deceased by Justice of the Peace Brad Burnett and CPS was contacted regarding the death.

PAPD’s Criminal Investigations Division and CPS are investigating the incident.