KNOXVILLE, Iowa – The Knoxville Police Department has concluded that a five-month-old boy’s death involved zero wrongdoing.
Around noon on Wednesday, Knoxville Police and Rescue was dispatched to the 1100 block of North Depot Street for a report of a possible deceased baby. Units discovered the boy, who was unresponsive and apparently deceased, according to the Knoxville Police Department.
It is the practice of the Knoxville Police Department to regard any unattended death by medical personnel to be suspicious. A Medical Examiner Investigator, Iowa Division of Criminal Investigations, and the Marion County Attorney were all contacted. The deceased child was sent to the Iowa Coroner’s Office for an autopsy as part of the general investigation.
On Friday, the Knoxville Police Department was informed that there wasn’t any foul play involved in the death and no criminal charges are expected to be filed.