Enid Police Department (EPD)

Enid Police Department

ENID, Okla. — A 5-week-old baby was pronounced dead after the child's mother said she fell asleep with the infant in bed with her, according to Enid Police Department.

Enid Police Department responded at 9:17 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019, to a 911 call reporting a child not breathing.

Capt. Tim Jacobi said the police, Enid Fire Department and Life EMS personnel responded to the 1000 block of South 30th. He said CPR was performed on the baby girl, who was transported to St. Mary's Regional Medical Center. The baby was pronounced dead at the hospital 10:25 a.m.

"The child’s mother told police she had the infant in bed with her when she fell asleep and woke up several hours later and the infant wasn’t breathing," Jacobi said.

Detectives were called to the residence where the 911 call came from. The investigation is ongoing and police are not releasing any names of those involved.

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