Death of Abbeville infant ruled homicide

ABBEVILLE (AP) — The death of a 3-month-old Abbeville girl has been ruled a homicide.

Lt. David Hardy, chief of investigations for

the Abbeville Police Department, told The Advertiser the baby, who has not been identified, died from blunt force

trauma to the head, and sustained head injuries and fractures.

Hardy says officers were alerted on Monday

that the baby had died on Friday, two days after she was taken to the

emergency

room at Abbeville General Hospital. Investigators said the child

was transported to Women's & Children's Hospital in Lafayette

and then to a hospital in Baton Rouge, where she died.

No charges have been filed in the infant's death, but Hardy said the investigation is continuing