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EMS, Fire, and Police Respond to an Infant in Distress in Brighton Heights

Date: December 12, 2023
Incident Type: Deceased Infant
Location: Zone 1

At approximately 8:20 p.m. on Monday, December 11, Pittsburgh Police, Fire, and EMS were dispatched to the 1500 block of Davis Avenue for reports of an infant in distress.

Arriving responders located an unresponsive three-month-old infant male.

The infant was transported by medics in critical condition to UPMC Children’s Hospital. A short time later, the infant was pronounced deceased at the hospital.

The cause and manner of death will be determined by the Allegheny County Office of the Medical Examiner.

Violent Crime Unit detectives are investigating.

Reporting PIO:
Emily Bourne