Police investigating infant death on Tunnel Blvd

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) — An investigation is underway in Chattanooga tonight after an infant was found dead.

Police say the 911 call came in shortly after 6 p.m. Saturday night.

Chattanooga Police responded to the corner of Tunnel Boulevard and Wilcox Boulevard.

Authorities preformed CPR on the baby, but the baby was pronounced dead on the scene.

Detectives with Chattanooga Police and with Child Protective Services are in the very early stages of their investigation.

“There are some suspicious circumstances that we’re looking into and we’re investigating. CPS is looking into it, our family investigative unit. Also, major crimes. It’s a joint effort trying to discover what happened in this case,” says Lt. Jim DePrimo of Chattanooga Police.

Police say they are interviewing witnesses and are asking for more information.

If you know anything about this case, contact Chattanooga Police.


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