Detectives Investigating Death Of Child

Date: 10/23/2015       3:25 PM
Location: 5900 Ayers Street
Offense: Suspicious Death
Case Number: 1510230093
Corpus Christi Police Detectives are investigating the death of a 5 month old little boy.

Officers were called to Driscoll Children’s Hospital on Friday, October 23 just before 3:30 PM.  Hospital Staff informed them that the parents of the little boy had brought the child to the emergency room with shallow breathing.  The child was pronounced dead a short time later.

The parents told Officers that they had just picked up their child from a baby sitter at a trailer home located in the 5900 block of Ayers Street. They noticed the child had difficulty breathing and his body was limp.  They immediately drove him to the hospital.

Detectives, along with Child Protective Services, were able to respond to the trailer home on Ayers Street and an investigation is underway.

At this time, the cause of death has not been determined.