Henry Co. Officials: 6-Month-Old Autopsy Results Not Suspicious

Update Friday 11:30 a.m.:

Henry Co., VA - Officials from the Henry County Sheriff's office says an initial autopsy for a 6-month-old baby girl found nothing suspicious.

The sheriff's office say they have to investigate all deaths as homicides.

They're still awaiting a toxicology report, which could take months.


Henry Co., VA - Henry County investigators are looking into the death of a 6-month-old girl Thursday.

Deputies say they were called to Mountain Valley Road in Axton at 4:06 p.m. Thursday about an unresponsive infant. When they got there, they found the child wasn't breathing.

A family member performed CPR before emergency crews arrived. The baby was taken to Memorial Hospital of Martinsville and Henry County where she was pronounced dead.

An autopsy will be performed Friday as the investigation is continues.

Anyone having information regarding the death of this child is asked to contact the Henry County Sheriff's Office at (276) 638-8751 or the Crimestoppers Program at 63-CRIME (632-7463).