Baby’s death in Southwest Philly under investigation
Paramedics and police went to a home in the 1600 block of Wilton Street at 8:30 p.m. Saturday after a caller said the baby had been acting strange, according to 6ABC. The child, whose gender was not released, was taken to Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia where the child died hours later.
The Saturday night death of a six-month-old baby boy in a Southwest Philadelphia house does not appear to be suspicious, but it is being investigated by the Philadelphia Police Department, a spokesperson said Sunday.
Paramedics and police went to a home in the 1600 block of Wilton Street at about 8:30 p.m. Saturday for a call of an unresponsive infant, a department spokesperson said. The child was taken to Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia where he died at 9:51 p.m.
The Special Victims Unit is investigating the death, “however, at this time it does not appear to be suspicious,” the department said in a statement.