Hutchinson Infant Death Investigation 17 Aug 15

Police are conducting a routine investigation following the death of a 3-month-old boy in Hutchinson that happened early Friday evening.

Authorities say the infant was not breathing and unresponsive when police and paramedics arrived at the scene in the 700 block of Southview Drive Southwest at about 5:40pm.

Officers and paramedics performed CPR on the infant, who was taken to Hutchinson Health Hospital and later flown to Children’s Hospital in Minneapolis for treatment.

The Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office says the child was pronounced dead at 7:34pm Friday at Children’s Hospital.

Hutchinson Police Chief Dan Hatten said the infant’s parents were not home at the time and the child was being taken care of by three adults that were present.

Hatten says the investigation is standard procedure as they wait for the official report from the Hennepin County Medical Examiner.