New Bedford Infant Death Under Investigation
NEW BEDFORD — Authorities are investigating the death of a four-month-old baby in New Bedford that took place on Wednesday, according to a spokesperson for the Bristol County District Attorney's Office.
The spokesperson said the infant's mother called 911 at around 2 p.m. Wednesday after noticing dark discoloration on his lips.
Police and paramedics responded to find the mother holding the baby and attempting chest compressions, according to the District Attorney's office.
The baby was taken to St. Luke's Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
The cause of death is still unknown, although the medical examiner is conducting an autopsy and the investigation is ongoing.
Authorities said there is currently no suspicion of wrongdoing.