PAPD investigating infant death

Published 11:08 am Monday, July 31, 2017

Police are investigating the death of an infant that happened on Sunday.

Shortly after 10 a.m. Port Arthur Police were sent to a home in the 4200 block of 32nd Street in response to an unresponsive 3-month-old baby.

Officers began life saving measures until Port Arthur Fire Department and Acadian EMS arrived on scene and took over.

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The infant was transported to The Medical Center of Southeast Texas where a short time later the infant was pronounced deceased, according to a press release from PAPD.

Detectives responded to the scene and spoke with family members.

Up to four PAPD vehicles were at the scene, including a K-9 unit. There were police vehicles at the scene for at least five hours.

The incident remains under investigation.