SPRINGFIELD — Springfield police say authorities are looking into the death of a 2-month-old boy.
The Springfield News-Leader reported that the probe is part of a state-mandated procedure.
Springfield Police Sgt. Brian Phillips told the newspaper that the parents of the child were administering CPR when firefighters and ambulance crews arrived Saturday.
The boy was rushed to a hospital in the area, where he was pronounced dead.
Phillips says the parents told emergency workers and police that the child began choking.