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KCSO detectives investigating infant death

Posted at 6:00 AM, Sep 30, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-30 09:00:29-04

The Kern County Sheriff's Office is working to determine what caused an infant to die Sunday night.

According to KCSO, deputies were dispatched to a home on Bryant Street in the Rexland Acres area at about 11:30 p.m. Sunday for a report that an infant was not breathing.

Before deputies could arrive, Hall Ambulance personnel showed up and began performing life-saving measures. The infant was taken to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead.

KCSO detectives have taken over the active, ongoing investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to call KCSO at 861-3110 or the Secret Witness line at 322-4040.