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2-month old found dead in parents’ bed in New Wilmington



Published: Sat, February 11, 2012 @ 6:39 a.m.

NEW WILMINGTON, PA.

A 2-month-old was found dead in his parents’ bed early Friday.

New Wilmington police said there was no obvious evidence of foul play at the scene, and

Lawrence County District Attorney Joshua Lamancusa said that now “it appears that this death is very possibly accidental and is a horrific tragedy for the parents and their family.” The cause of death is pending an autopsy.

Police and an ambulance were called to a Waugh Avenue home at 3:04 a.m. about a child who was unconscious and not breathing. The child was found in his parents’ bed. His parents were present.

Efforts to resuscitate the child, who did not have a pulse, failed. He was taken to Jameson Hospital in New Castle, Pa., where he was declared dead shortly after 4 a.m. by an official from the Lawrence County, Pa., Coroner’s office.

The name and other details of the infant’s death will be made public after the autopsy, police said.


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1lovedrama(138 comments)posted 3 years ago

Concerned--you do not know what you are talking about. SIDs is down considerably while vaccinations have increased.

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2Getthefactsfirst(1 comment)posted 3 years ago

There is nothing careless about accidentally falling asleep with your baby. Millions of people do it every night ON PURPOSE! You should thank God that this did not occur to you - people who live in glass castles! These parents are horribly grieving. To have public comments like the first two listed are cruel. You have no right judging this family.

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