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Death of infant under investigation in central Minnesota

Authorities in Crow Wing County are leading the investigation.

Authorities in central Minnesota are investigating the death of an infant. 

According to the Crow Wing County Sheriff's Office, a person called 911 around 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 12, to report that a baby was found unresponsive at a residence in Crow Wing Township, south of Brainerd. 

Deputies and North Memorial Ambulance rushed to the scene and attempted life-saving measures, but the infant was pronounced dead after being transported to Essentia Health, St. Joseph's Medical Center in Brainerd. 

A cause of death is being investigated by the Crow Wing County investigators and the Ramsey County Medical Examiner's Office. 

More information is expected to be released at a later date. 

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