NEW IBERIA, LA (WAFB) - The death of a 4-month-old in Iberia Parish has been ruled a homicide, according to KATC.
The Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office says deputies responded to the Iberia Medical Center, where the infant had been brought and was later pronounced dead.
KATC reports that the coroner's office asked the sheriff's office to investigate due to suspicious circumstances around the child's death.
An autopsy revealed that the 4-month-old died from blunt force trauma. Authorities ruled the death as a homicide.
The investigation is ongoing and investigators are looking for persons of interest.