18-Month-Old Child Found Dead in Pierre Part

Allison B. Hudson

Sheriff Mike Waguespack reported that on Sunday, February 6, 2011, at approximately 9:26 a.m., dispatchers received a 911 concerning a nonresponsive 18-month-old boy at a residence in the 100 block of Angela Street in Pierre Part. Family members had discovered the child in his bed at the residence.

Acadian Ambulance, Pierre Part Volunteer Fire Department and patrol deputies responded to the call and upon arrival discovered that the child was deceased.

The investigation into this matter continues pending an autopsy to be performed at the Orleans Parish Corner's Office later this week.