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Newborn Found Dead in Southern Minn. Home, Teen Hospitalized

Updated: 07/27/2014 9:15 AM
Created: 07/27/2014 9:10 AM KSTP.com
By: Megan Stewart

A newborn was found dead at a home in southern Minnesota and a 14-year-old girl has been hospitalized, according to authorities.

Emergency responders were called to 120 3rd Street North in the City of Butterfield around 5:30 p.m. Friday on a report of an unresponsive newborn.

The baby was pronounced dead at the scene by the Watonwan County Medical Examiner. An autopsy is being conducted by the Ramsey County Medical Examiner.

The teen was initially taken to Mayo Clinic Health System in St. James and then transferred to Mankato.

The case is under investigation. No arrests have been made.

Butterfield is located about 45 minutes from Mankato.


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