Infant who stopped breathing on charter bus in Davenport passes away

DAVENPORT, Iowa — Police said a baby girl who was riding on a charter bus with a parent died after she reportedly stopped breathing.

Police were called to the area of I-280 and Kimberly Road around 2 a.m. Saturday, December 29, where the three-month-old baby was with her parent, according to a statement from the Davenport Police Department.   They were traveling from Chicago, Illinois to Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

Police said the baby was taken to a nearby hospital where she later died, police said.  An autopsy showed that the baby’s passing was due to an illness “with no criminal component.”

An investigation is on-going and police are asking for anyone with information to contact the police department at 563-326-6125.


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