2-month-old found dead in Newport

The Newport Police Department is investigating the death of an infant.


Officers responded to the Festival Field Housing Development on Girard Avenue around 11 p.m. Thursday for a report of an unresponsive 2-month-old.


The infant was transported to the hospital where he was pronounced dead, police said.


A 17-year-old was taken into custody for felony delinquent charges, according to police, which requires an arraignment in family court.


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