Infant Death in Ridgefield Police Update

The following information is an update to the previous press release.

The death of the 15 month old was reported to The Ridgefield Police Department by the staff at Danbury Hospital. The father drove his 15 month old son to the hospital after discovering him in his vehicle; the family resides in Ridgefield.

At this time the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner (OCME) has not determined the infant's cause of death; the cause is listed as pending.

To read the Ridgefield Police's first statement on the infant's death, please click here.

On Tuesday, the CT State Police issued a warning to residents not to leave "children of any age unattended inside closed and/or locked vehicles when summer temperatures begin to sizzle." To read their entire statement, please click here.


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