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Child Death Investigation Underway

PRESS RELEASE

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation in conjunction with the Cordele Police Department is investigating the death of a 2 month old child discovered during the early morning hours of Friday, November 3, 2017. During the early morning hours of Saturday, November 3, 2017, officers of the Cordele Police Department responded to a residence on West 28 th Avenue regarding an unresponsive child. Once on scene, the officers discovered a 2 month old child that was deceased. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation was requested to assist in a joint investigation of this incident. Chief Rob Rodriguez said, “The Agents and Investigators assigned to this case are diligently working to determine what has led to this unfortunate loss of life. Due to the fact this investigation is still on-going, we are not releasing any specific information at this time; however, as soon as it is appropriate to release the information, that information will be available.”