Baby found dead in Beloit

Online Staff Report

Police in Beloit, Wis., are investigating the death of a 3-month-old baby.

According to reports, rescue personnel were called to the 1500 block of St. Lawrence Avenue at approximately 4:15 a.m., Wednesday, April 23, in regards to an unresponsive child.

Police say the 16-year-old mother fed the baby at around midnight then fell asleep on the couch with the child. She woke up at approximately 4 a.m., and noticed the infant was not breathing. The child was later pronounced dead.

The case is under investigation by the Beloit Police Department.