Baby Death Investigation

By: Nikki Boyd
By: Nikki Boyd

(Cocke Co.) WVLT-Authorities in Cocke County are investigating the death of an eleventh month old baby boy.

Investigators are trying to determine how the child died Saturday night while sleeping in a car with the windows down.

According to the Newport Plain Talk newspaper, Jesse R. Hernandez Lopez's parents were working at fish farms picking tomatoes when he died.

An autopsy conducted Monday at UT Medical Center shows the child did not die from heat exposure.

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