Police: Infant found dead in Mississippi hotel room

Published 5:47 am Wednesday, June 22, 2022

Police are investigating after an infant was found dead in a Mississippi hotel room.

The infant was found dead at the Econo Lodge in Clinton on Tuesday, June 21.

Clinton police are questioning the mother of the infant.

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Officials from the Hinds County Coroner’s Office told Jackson news sources that the infant possibly died as a result of asphyxiation due to a co-sleeping situation.

No charges have been filed at this time. An autopsy will be performed at the State Medical Examiner’s Office.