Delaware State Police

State Police Detectives are Investigating the Death of a 16 Month Old Child

Presented by Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Gary Fournier

Dover – Detectives with Delaware State Police Major Crimes Unit are currently investigating the death of a 16 month old male that occurred early Sunday morning.

Around 3:46 a.m. Sunday April 30, 2017, troopers were dispatched to Bayhealth Kent General Hospital in Dover after a 16 month old male was brought in by his parents unresponsive.  Lifesaving measures were taken to revive the young child, but he was eventually pronounced dead at 3:54 a.m.  The child was turned over to the Delaware Division of Forensic Science to determine the exact cause and manner of death.

Detectives are continuing their investigation into this incident and more details will be released as they become available.

Released: 050217 0600

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