Police and coroner officials in Lancaster County are investigating the death of a 1-year-old boy, sheriff’s officials in a published report. Coroner officials have not released the name of the boy who died Tuesday at Springs Memorial Hospital.
Treatment was initially given at the family’s 14th Street home. Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office deputies said the father came out of the house with the child unresponsive in his arms.
Emergency officials had been called to the scene, police said. Lancaster County Sheriff Barry Faile said Wednesday that his office, with coroner officials and agents with South Carolina’s State Law Enforcement Division, will conduct an investigation into the child’s death.