Lincoln police investigate infant's death after emergency at daycare


Authorities opened an investigation after an infant suffered a medical crisis at a Lincoln daycare and later died.

Lincoln Police and Lincoln Fire and Rescue were called to a daycare in the 6900 block of South 52nd Street at 3:18 p.m. on Tuesday.

An infant was reported to be in medical crisis and CPR was initiated by the caregiver and later by the first responding officers. Advanced life-saving efforts continued during transport to a local hospital. The infant was pronounced dead 4:18 p.m.

Police said the preliminary assessment does not show signs of foul play, but authorities will still investigate the circumstances surrounding the death of the infant.

An autopsy has been requested by the Lancaster County Attorney’s Office.

close video ad
Unmutetoggle ad audio on off