Infant Death Under Investigation

On Saturday, February 15, 2014, at approximately 2:38 p.m., officers responded to a residence regarding a report of an infant not breathing. 

Officers rushed to the home, along with the Sacramento Fire Department who declared the 3-month-old female child deceased at the scene.

The specific circumstances as to how the child passed away were not immediately clear and detectives were called out to assist with the investigation.  CSI also responded to assist with documenting the scene.  A cause of death is pending the coroner’s investigation.

The Sacramento Police Department urges anyone with information pertaining to this incident to contact the dispatch center at (916) 264-5471 or Crime Alert at (916) 443-HELP (4357) or in a tip to 274637 (CRIMES). Enter SACTIP followed by the tip information. Callers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.