Benton County Sheriff's Office Investigating Death of Infant

Benton County Sheriff's Office Investigating Death of Infant Photo: KSTP

October 15, 2018 07:28 PM

The Benton County Sheriff's Office reports that it is investigating the death of a 7-month-old boy.

According to a news release, deputies were called Saturday to a residence near Rice on the report of a deceased infant.


When deputies arrived at the scene, they located a 7-month-old boy and started life-saving efforts. 

The release said the child was later pronounced dead at the scene. 

The Benton County Sheriff's Office said the investigation into the child's death is ongoing. 

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