Preliminary autopsy shows no trauma on 8-month-old who died in Mayfield, KY

Investigation underway after 8-month-old found dead in Mayfield home
Published: Jul. 15, 2018 at 9:57 PM CDT|Updated: Jul. 16, 2018 at 5:04 PM CDT
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MAYFIELD, KY (KFVS) - An autopsy on a Kentucky 8-month old shows no evidence of trauma as a preliminary diagnosis, according to Mayfield, Ky. police. The autopsy took place on Monday, July 16 at the State Medical Examiner's office in Madisonville.

Detectives with the Mayfield Police Department continue to investigate the death of the 8-month-old. The manner of death is pending toxicology and histology reports, according to Mayfield police.

According to Mayfield Police Chief Nathan Kent, the child was found dead at its home in the Garden Apartments at 11 a.m. on Sunday, July 15.

The Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services and Graves County Coroner is assisting the Mayfield Police Department with the investigation.

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