3-day-old infant found dead in East Bakersfield

A 3-day-old infant was found dead in its home.

At about 8:45 a.m. Tuesday, Bakersfield police officers were sent to an apartment located in the 300 block of Niles Place regarding an infant not breathing.

Officers said they found a 3-day-old infant who was determined to be dead.

As with all infant deaths, detectives were sent to the scene to conduct an investigation. The investigation is on-going. 

Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to call Detective Rex Davenport at (661) 326-3559 or the Bakersfield Police Department at (661) 327-7111. 

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