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Death of 9-month-old baby being investigated as a homicide

The baby was taken to Denver Health Medical Center on Monday and was pronounced deceased Wednesday.

DENVER — Police are investigating the death of a 9-month-old baby that was taken to the hospital on Monday, the Denver Police Department (DPD) said in a tweet Wednesday. 

DPD said they initially thought the incident involving the baby happened in another jurisdiction. But after learning it happened in Denver, police are trying to locate where the child was prior to being brought to the hospital.

DPD didn't release any more details other than the baby was taken to Denver Health Medical Center about 7:30 a.m. Monday and was pronounced deceased Wednesday. 

The death is being investigated as a homicide and there have been no arrests. 

Anyone with information can call Crime Stoppers at 720-913-7867 or by visiting metrodenvercrimestoppers.com. Tipsters can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward of up to $2,000. 

Metro Denver Crime Stoppers works by assigning a code to people who anonymously submit a tip. Information is shared with law enforcement, and Crime Stoppers are notified at the conclusion of the investigation. 

From there, an awards committee reviews the information provided and, if the information leads to an arrest, the tipster will be notified. Rewards can be collected using the code numbers received when the tip was originally submitted. 

> More information about Metro Denver Crime Stoppers can be found here


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