KCSO is investigating the death of a child in southwest Bakersfield

Posted: Jan 14, 2020 / 2:48 PM PST
Updated: Jan 14, 2020 / 5:36 PM PST

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) – The death of a 9-month-old child is under investigation, according to the Kern County Sheriff’s Office, southwest Bakersfield.

An emergency call was first made from the 3700 block on Brave Avenue for a child who was not breathing. When medical and firefighters arrived at the scene, the firefighters performed CPR on the infant. The child was pronounced dead at the scene.

Because of the child’s age, KCSO was asked to investigate the death. Kern County’s coroner office will disclose the identity, cause, and type of death at a later date.

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