Hillsborough County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating the death of an infant who was found unresponsive at a Tampa home on Friday afternoon.
The child’s grandmother was baby-sitting the infant at a home at the time of the incident.
While the grandmother slept, the infant’s 12-year-old sibling arrived at the home, located at 10216 Oasis Palms Drive, and found the infant unresponsive on a mattress, the sheriff’s office said.
Deputies and paramedics were called to the home at 3:45 p.m. The infant, who is 8 or 9 months old, was taken to a local hospital and pronounced dead, the sheriff’s office said.
Detectives continue to investigate the case.
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