March 25, 2015 UPDATE – Delaware State Police say this incident is still currently under investigation.

The manner of death is pending, according to the Delaware Division of Forensic Science. State Police say there were no obvious signs of trauma on the baby.

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State Police say it is common for the Delaware State Police Major Crimes Unit to investigate this type of incident.

State Police continue to investigate and say the Delaware Division of Forensic Science is also investigating.


MILLSBORO, Del., (CBS) — Detectives with the Delaware State Police Major Crimes Unit are investigating the death of a 10-month-old boy authorities say occurred at a daycare in Millsboro.

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According to police, around 2:15 p.m. Wednesday troopers were dispatched to Handy’s Little Disciples daycare at the 28000 block of Layton-Davis Road after a 911 call was received stating a 10-month-old was unresponsive.

Police say preliminary investigation suggests a daycare worker attempted to wake the 10-month-old boy from a nap, and upon doing so, observed the infant unresponsive.

The child was taken to Beebe Healthcare in Lewes where he was eventually pronounced dead, according to investigators.

Police say the child was turned over to the Delaware Division of Forensic Science to determine the exact cause and manner of death.

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Detectives are continuing their investigation into this incident.