Police investigating suspicious baby death in Stone Oak

Baby found inside apartment on Stone Oak Parkway

San Antonio police are investigating the death of a baby boy in Stone Oak.

SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio police are investigating the death of a baby boy in Stone Oak.

They found the infant inside a second floor unit at the Sonterra Heights apartments early Tuesday morning.

According to a sergeant on scene, a woman called 911 shortly after 4 a.m., telling dispatchers that her infant son was on the floor and not breathing.

When paramedics arrived in the 18700 block of Stone Oak Parkway, they determined that the baby was dead and told officers the death appeared to be suspicious.

Police took the woman, who they identified as the mother of the baby, into custody for a mental evaluation. However, they said she also is a suspect in this case.

Officers at the scene did not know the exact age of the baby, but estimated that he was a few months old.

They also did not know exactly how he died.


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