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Authorities investigate death of 4-month-old in Faulkner Co.

Authorities are conducting a 'death investigation' after a 4-month-old was found unresponsive at a residence on Thursday. (MGN)

Authorities are conducting a 'death investigation' after a 4-month-old was found unresponsive at a residence on Thursday.

Mayflower police and Faulkner County Sheriff's deputies were called out to a residence located on Snuggs Circle in Mayflower just before 4:00 p.m. regarding an unconscious child.

Officials say the child was taken to a local hospital where they were later pronounced dead.

The infant's body has been sent to the state crime lab for further investigation.

“That incident is considered a death investigation pending autopsy results from the Arkansas State Crime Lab,” said Faulkner County Sheriff's Office spokesman Adam Bledsoe.

No names have been released in the case.

This is an ongoing investigation, we will update the story as more information becomes available.


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