Now, the official cause of death is listed as sudden infant death syndrome, commonly known as SIDS.
“Parents and kids who come to our screenings don’t think anything is wrong with them,” says Phyllis Sudman, “but then they are diagnosed with a heart condition.”
The Montgomery County coroner says an Upper Merion infant’s death nearly 20 years ago was not due to natural causes. He testified Wednesday at the trial of a former babysitter accused of murdering the child.
Prosecutors say Melissa Haskell was just 19 years old when the infant she was babysitting died mysteriously nearly 20 years ago.