Tragic Christmas Eve: Houston baby dies from suffocation in plastic bag


Harris County Sheriff's Deputies are on the scene of an infant's death north of Channelview early this morning.

Sheriff Ed Gonzalez tweeted a 3-month-old in the care of their grandmother managed to get into a plastic bag and possibly suffocated.

Apparently the baby managed to move around while being cared for by the grandmother (the mother works a night shift). Sometime during the night as the family slept, Sheriff Gonzalez Tweeted that the infant "managed to move a bit, crawl into a plastic bag and possibly suffocate."

The baby was pronounced dead at the scene.


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