At approximately 4:30 p.m. Thursday, July 18, 2019, deputies were called to a residence on Lookout Lane in the Jonathan Creek area of Haywood County in reference to an echo cardiac arrest of a 10- month old baby.
The baby was transported to an area hospital and was pronounced deceased later that evening.
Law enforcement and medical personnel observed several injuries on the baby.
Haywood County Sheriff’s Office detectives are actively investigating this incident as a suspicious death.
Friday, July 19, detectives continue to work through the investigative process and the medical examiners officer’s office is conducting an autopsy.
Suspect information is not available for release at this time. Further information will be released as it becomes available.