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Infant death investigated by Columbia Police Department

Autopsy at State Medical Examiner's Office in Louisville, KY, Wed 19 Jul 2017. At this time the case is an active death iinvestigation until cause of death is determined
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By, Ofc. Josh Brockman Public Information Officer
Columbia Police Department, Chief Jason Cross

On 07-18-17 at 1:15pmCT, Columbia Police Department was dispatched to 19 Hindman street along with Adair County EMS to a reported unresponsive 6 month old infant child.

Upon arrival EMS began life resuscitating efforts and transported the infant to TJ Health of Columbia. Unfortunately the efforts failed and the child was pronounced deceased by the attending physicians.

Adair County Coroner Todd Akin was notified and he along with Deputy Coroner Tony Bragg responded.

An autopsy will be performed in the morning 07-19-2017, at the State Medical Examiners office in Louisville, KY with Coroner Akin attending, to determine the cause of death.

CPD Sgt. Gary Roy is leading the investigation and was assisted by Sgt Jr Murphy and Chief Jason Cross.

At this time the case is an active death investigation until cause of death is determined.

This story was posted on 2017-07-18 21:17:16
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