ROSAMOND – Kern County Sheriff’s detectives are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a baby girl found “not breathing” in Rosamond Monday evening.
Deputies were dispatched around 6 p.m. Monday, Dec. 5, to the 8300 block of Stagecoach Lane, according to a news release from the Kern County Sheriff’s Office.
“Deputies arrived and located a 1-month-old female infant not breathing,” the news release states.
Deputies performed CPR until medical aid arrived, and then the infant was transported to Antelope Valley Hospital where she was pronounced dead, officials said.
“Detectives responded and assumed the investigation, as is protocol for child deaths,” the news release states.
“Detectives are currently speaking with the parents of the child and investigating the circumstances surrounding the death,” the news release states.
An autopsy will be scheduled this week to determine the cause and manner of death. The infant’s name will be released by the coroner’s office at a later time.
Anyone with information on this incident is encouraged to contact the Kern County Sheriff’s Office at 661-861-3110, or Secret Witness at 661-322-4040.