Homicide unit investigating death of 6-month-old

ST. JOSEPH COUNTY, Ind. -- The homicide unit is investigating the death of a 6-month old boy who was pronounced deceased at Memorial Hospital on January 27.

South Bend Police notified the St. Joseph County Metro Homicide Unit about the infant’s death on around 6 p.m.

Both law enforcement and medical staff noted there were no visible injuries on the child, reports said.

On January 28, an autopsy revealed the boy had internal injuries, investigators said.

The homicide unit is working with the coroner’s office and pathologist to determine when the injuries occurred, as well as the infant’s cause and manner of death.

If you have any information in the case, please contact the homicide unit at 574-235-5009.

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