Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

WV State News

March 11, 2014

Fayette Co. police investigate 2 children’s deaths

HIlLTOP — — Fayette County authorities are investigating the deaths of two children who were found unconscious in a home.

Sheriff Steve Kessler tells media outlets that deputies went to the home at Mountainair Mobile Home Park in Hilltop on Tuesday morning in response to a report that two children were unconscious and not breathing. The deputies performed CPT on a 3-month-old boy and a 1-year-old girl until an emergency crew arrived.

Kessler says the children were pronounced dead at Plateau Medical Center in Oak Hill.

The children’s names haven’t been released.

Kessler says the cause of death hasn’t been determined. The bodies were sent to the state medical examiner’s office.

 

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