Officials: Eastern Iowa baby left unattended in tub dies

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CASCADE, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say a baby found unresponsive in the bath this week in eastern Iowa has died.

13-month-old child Torin Hartbecke died early Friday morning at the University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics in Iowa City, the Telegraph Herald reports.

The Dubuque County Sheriff’s department says an autopsy is pending.

Someone called 911 around 4 p.m. Monday to report an unresponsive child in Cascade. Investigators say the baby had been left unattended in the bathtub by a parent. When the parent returned, the boy was unconscious.

Sheriff’s Capt. Bob Lynn says no charges had been filed by Friday.