Melbourne infant's death being investigated, police say

Police: Mother was sleeping in bed with baby


MELBOURNE, Fla. – Melbourne detectives are conducting an investigation into the death of a 3-month-old infant Sunday morning, Melbourne police said.

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The child's death was reported around 9 a.m. at a home in the Sherwood Park neighborhood off of Nottingham Road in Melbourne.

MPD dispatchers instructed the infant's mother in CPR until responders arrived, police said. The infant was pronounced dead when they arrived.

Police said the mother said she and the baby were sleeping in the same bed, and that when she woke up, the baby wasn't breathing.

An autopsy will be conducted by the Brevard County Medical Examiner.

No other details were available. Stay with News 6 and ClickOrlando.com for updates on this developing story.

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