The autopsy report is still pending and no preliminary cause and manner of death has been released.
Wessling said detectives have conducted some interviews but the case, including where the baby resided, is still under investigation.
A newborn brought to Dayton Children’s Hospital in reported “serious condition” Monday night has died, according to West Carrollton police and the Montgomery County Coroner’s office.
The 10-day-old baby girl was pronounced dead at the hospital at approximately 2 a.m. Tuesday, according to the coroner’s office.
Police said they are now working to determine the circumstances that led to the infant’s death, and would not comment further.
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This newsroom obtained the initial call for service record which listed the incident as an assault.
West Carrollton police initially responded to the hospital around 8:45 p.m. Monday after being contacted by a social worker from the hospital. According to the call for service report, the social worker reported to police “they have a 10-day old baby with non-accidental trauma.”
The Montgomery County Coroner’s office said the cause and manner of the baby’s death are pending. No arrests have been made and no criminal charges have been filed.
West Carrollton police said they are working with Middletown police in the investigation.