Kenosha police investigate death of five-month-old girl, fourth infant death in February
KENOSHA — The Kenosha Police Department is investigating the death of a five-month-old girl.
The Kenosha Fire Department responded to a home near 28th and Washington around 6:15 a.m. on Wednesday, February 17th.
The infant could not be resuscitated and was pronounced dead at the scene.
The incident remains under investigation and an autopsy is scheduled for Thursday.
Kenosha police say this is the fourth infant death this month.
Police say a seven-month-old baby boy was found unresponsive by his mother in an apartment near 45th Street and 36th Avenue in Kenosha on February 2nd. The child died at the hospital. We’re told the baby boy was ill at the time of his passing.
Just one day later, on February 3rd, the Kenosha Fire Department responded to a home on 22nd Ave. around 8:15 a.m. in reference to the child not breathing. Officials say it appears as though the five-month-old infant died during the night. No life-saving measures were attempted.
The Kenosha Fire Department responded to a home on 61st Street around 4:30 a.m. on Thursday, February 11th in reference to the child not breathing. The five-month-old girl was taken to a hospital where she was pronounced dead less than an hour later. Officials say it appears as though the infant died during the night. No life-saving measures were attempted.