Infant at South Lincoln home day care dies

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LINCOLN, Neb. — An infant at a Lincoln home day care in south Lincoln died Tuesday, officials said.

Lincoln Police said emergency responders were called to home in the 6900 block of South 52nd Street, near S 56th Street and Pine Lake Road, at about 3:18 p.m.

An infant was reported to be in medical crisis and CPR was initiated by the caregiver and later by the first responding officers.

LPD said advanced life-saving efforts continued during transport to a local hospital, but the infant was pronounced dead at 4:18 p.m.

The preliminary assessment does not show signs of foul play. It is standard protocol for investigators to examine the circumstances surrounding the death of a child.

An autopsy has been requested by the Lancaster County Attorney’s Office.

On behalf of the Lincoln Police Department we want to extend our condolences and request all to respect the privacy of family during this tragic time.