Infant found dead in apartment

Friday, October 30, 2009 at 1:07pm
Staff reports

A 4-month-old infant was found dead Friday morning inside a north Nashville apartment, WSMV is reporting.

Police said the baby was found in a unit at Dellway Villa Apartments off Dickerson Road.

The baby’s mother told police she gave the baby a bottle early in the morning and went back to bed with her boyfriend and the baby. At about 9:30 a.m. she said she noticed the baby was not breathing and called for help.

Police and the Department of Children’s services are investigating.

The cause of death is unknown.

Dellway Village Apartments is the same complex where two men got into a domestic altercation in June. Read about that case here.