Houston Police Department
Investigation into Infant's Death at 8721 Town Park Drive

May 9, 2013 - Houston police are awaiting autopsy results in the death of an infant at 8721 Town Park Drive about 5:50 p.m. on Wednesday (May 8). 

The nine-month-old boy was transported to West Houston Medical Center and later to Memorial Hermann Children's Hospital where he was later pronounced dead.  His identity is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences. 

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant S. Murdock and Officer C. Hassig reported: 

The baby, who had been playing with older siblings, was found unresponsive by his mother in the bathtub  The mother then took the baby to a relative neighbor and called 9-1-1.  HFD paramedics arrived and transported the baby to the hospital. 

The investigation is pending the baby's cause of death.

VHS/JFC  5-10-13
Inc. #056725413

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