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CORRECTION: Police Investigate Death of Young Infant in Northview Heights

Date: December 16, 2023
Incident Type: Deceased Infant
Location: Zone 1

CORRECTION: The Pittsburgh Public Safety bureaus were dispatched at approximately 11:35 p.m. on December 15, not the previously listed 12:30 a.m. on December 16.

Original post:

Just after 12:30 a.m., Pittsburgh Police, Fire, and EMS were dispatched to the 600 block of Mount Pleasant Road for reports of an infant in distress.

Arriving responders located an unresponsive five-day-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