|Published: 9:44 AM, 09/05/2013
||Last updated: 9:45 AM, 09/05/2013
Author: Nelson Morais
Source: The Newport Plain Talk
NEWPORT-An "unresponsive" two-month-old infant
was allegedly found lying on his belly with his face down in a bed sheet on
Wednesday, Sept. 4, at 6 a.m., and then transported to Newport Medical Center,
where he was confirmed dead, the Cocke County Sheriff's Office reported.
Deputy Sheriff Jonathan Ball said officers were
dispatched to 125 Outback Road, in Cosby, where they found First Call ambulance
service had Dalton Keisling, two months old, in the back of the ambulance, with
CPR being administered.
The ambulance transported Keisling to NMC, the report
The mother, Cara McCarty, said Keisling was sleeping in
the bed between her and David Keisling when, around 6 a.m., McCarty woke up and
noticed the infant was lying on his belly with his face down in the sheet, Ball
stated in his report.
The mother said she picked the infant up, but he didn't
move or make any noise like he normally did, according to Ball's report.
McCarty said she knew that something was wrong, so she
started giving the infant mouth-to-mouth resuscitation and 911 was called.
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