- Associated Press - Friday, September 9, 2016

CASCADE, Iowa (AP) - Authorities say a baby found unresponsive in the bath this week in eastern Iowa has died.

The Telegraph Herald reports (https://bit.ly/2cAuuEj ) that 13-month-old child Torin Hartbecke died early Friday morning at the University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics in Iowa City.

The Dubuque County Sheriff’s department says an autopsy is pending.

Someone called 911 around 4 p.m. Monday to report an unresponsive child in Cascade. Investigators say the baby had been left unattended in the bathtub by a parent. When the parent returned, the boy was unconscious.

Sheriff’s Capt. Bob Lynn says no charges had been filed by Friday.


Information from: Telegraph Herald, https://www.thonline.com

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