Infant Death Investigation Underway in Washington County

(WASHINGTON COUNTY, Iowa) – On March 24, 2018 at approximately 10:23 AM, the Washington County Communications Center received a report of an infant that had stopped breathing at a residence in rural Ainsworth. The infant was taken to Washington County Hospital and Clinics, where the infant was pronounced dead. An autopsy is being performed by the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Decedent Care Center.

This incident remains under investigation by the Washington County Sheriff’s Office and the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation. No further comment on this case will be made until the investigation is concluded.

– This information was provided in a news release via the Washington County Communications Center.


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