Baby death in Hatch under investigation
Hatch, NM (KTSM) — Investigators with the Doña Ana County Sheriff’s Office are investigating circumstances surrounding the death of an 18-month-old boy after he reportedly fell out of a chair in the kitchen of his family’s home.
According to an initial report, investigators were called to Mountain View Regional Medical Center after the boy was transported there from his home in the 300 block of Hartman in Hatch.
The boy’s parents told investigators the baby fell out of a chair onto the tile floor and began convulsing. Paramedics were called to the house, where they attempted CPR and transported the baby to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.
The boy’s body was sent to the University of New Mexico Office of the Medical Examiner for autopsy.
The investigation is ongoing.