Oildale

Detectives look into infant death in Oildale

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — The sheriff's office is looking into what caused a 7-month-old to stop breathing early Sunday morning at an Oildale residence.

At around 5:40 a.m., deputies were called out to the home on Meadow Lane after getting reports of an infant not breathing.

By the time they arrived, the responders from Kern County Fire and Hall Ambulance had pronounced the child dead.

Kern County detectives opened an investigation into what caused the child to die. They said they don't consider the death to be suspicious.