Newborn's death sparks Claiborne County investigation

Investigation of 4-month-old's death underway in Claiborne County (Claiborne County Sheriff)
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CAVE SPRINGS, Tenn. (WVLT) -- The Claiborne County Sheriff's Office said they opened an investigation into the death of a 4-month-old.

According to a Facebook post by the Sheriff's Office, a call of an infant not breathing came in at 1:20 p.m. Monday.

Emergency crews performed CPR when they arrived at the scene, but said they were unable to revive the child.

"It is heartbreaking for any and all personnel involved in these type of calls," said Sheriff Brooks.

Officials are conducting interviews and collecting evidence at the scene to learn more about exactly what happened.

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