Death of 7-Month-Old Baby Prompts Investigation

APPLE VALLEY, Calif. ( The death of a 7-month-old baby boy has prompted officials to launch a death investigation.

On Saturday, January 7, 2017, at approximately 9:08 p.m., deputies from the Apple Valley Sheriff’s Station responded to a “Baby Not Breathing” 911 call. The baby was transported to St. Mary Medical Center. Life-saving efforts were attempted, but ultimately the baby was pronounced deceased 9:35 p.m.

Investigators from the Sheriff’s Specialized Investigations Division were summoned and are investigating the incident. An autopsy will be conducted to determine the cause and manner of death.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is urged to contact the Specialized Investigations Division, Detective Adam Salsberry or Sergeant Robert Warrick at (909)387-3589. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463) or you may leave information on the We-Tip Hotline at

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