Infant Death Investigation In Tipton County

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(Tipton County, TN) The Tipton County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an early morning death of a 3 week-old-infant from the 2300 block of Drummonds Road in Munford. 

Deputies were called to the house around 3:25 this morning for an unresponsive child. 

According to a news release, “The father reported he had fallen with the child.  Deputies and Rural Metro responded to the residence and the male infant was transported to Baptist Memorial Hospital (Tipton).” 

Tipton County’s Medical Examiner has requested an autopsy.

“The family is being cooperative with detectives and agents who are still in the preliminary stages of the investigation.” 

The names of the infant and parents have not been released pending family notification of the death.