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Death of Newborn Under Investigation in Evansville

The death of a newborn is under investigation in Evansville after police say the child was possibly born under the influence of narcotics.

Posted: Apr 3, 2021 10:11 AM
Updated: Apr 4, 2021 3:09 PM

A death investigation is underway in Evansville after police say a newborn child was possibly born under the influence of narcotics.

Officers with the Evansville Police Department responded to St. Vincent Hospital for a death investigation on Friday.

EPD says the death involved a newborn child, possibly born under the influence of narcotics.

According to EPD, Detectives and Child Protective Services were notified and responded to the scene.

No further information has been made available at this time.

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