Child death investigation launched in Dougherty County


ALBANY, Ga.  (WALB) — According to WALB, the Dougherty County District Attorney’s office is conducting a child death investigation.

District Attorney Greg Edwards said officials responded to Open Hearts and Minds Learning Center yesterday, about an unresponsive child.

Dougherty County Coroner Michael Fowler says the baby was transported to Phoebe around 6:30.

That’s when Fowler pronounced the child dead. He said the baby was almost six months old.

The baby’s body has been sent for an autopsy.

Edwards said there are no immediate indications of foul play, but the investigation is ongoing. 

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