Elkhart County infant found dead inside apartment

The Elkhart County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the death of a two-month-old baby boy.

Around 5:45 p.m. Sunday, police were called to an apartment at 30969 Riverbend Cir., near the St. Joseph County line. There deputies found Elia-Juwon Baker not conscious and not breathing. Paramedics rushed Baker to an area hospital, but it was too late.

An investigation is ongoing between the Elkhart County Coroner’s Office, the Elkhart County Sheriff’s Department and the Department of Child Services. Police do not know if foul play is expected.

An autopsy is scheduled for Tuesday.

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