Police investigate infant death in Hamblen County

Police investigate infant death in Hamblen County

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MORRISTOWN (WATE) - Morristown Police are investigating the death of a newborn baby.

Officials said a 21-year-old woman gave birth to a baby at a West Louise Avenue home before midnight on Wednesday.

Morristown Hamblen Hospitals called police after they pronounced the infant boy dead.

Police reported drugs, narcotics and sleeping pills may have been involved.

Officers are waiting for autopsy and toxicology results.

The investigation is ongoing.

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