Kansas City Police Investigate Suspicious Death Of Youngster

Afternoon tragedy confronts this Kansas City neighborhood . . . Here are the basics right now . . .

"This afternoon about 1:30pm officers were dispatched to the 4100 block of Forest on a medical call regarding an infant not breathing.

"On arrival officers and EMS were led into a residence there where they were directed to a baby that was unresponsive. EMS rendered aid and ultimately declared the baby deceased at the scene.

"Detectives responded to the scene for investigation which is customary in any death investigation. They made contact with the people that were present when officers arrived. The circumstances surrounding the death were suspicious enough to raise concerns at that time. They called for more detectives and crime scene investigators to process the scene and continue the investigation.

"This is a suspicious death investigation at this time. Detectives want to make sure to gather all evidence with this opportunity, to ensure the case is able to be investigated in the event the medical examiner rules the cause of death a homicide. Detectives also have been in touch with the prosecutor’s office to ensure they are aware of the investigation.

"The investigation continues this afternoon. No other information is available at this time."

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