Police investigating death of 5 month old child

JACKSON, Mich. (WSYM) - Police in Jackson are investigating the death of a five month old girl.

Authorities were called to a home in Griswold Street early Saturday morning for reports of a child not breathing. Investigators say the girl died in her mothers bed. The child's mother told police she had been sleeping with her daughter.

While an investigation is ongoing, Jackson Police Chief Elmer Hitt says the death appears to be an unfortunate accident.