UPDATE: One-Year-Old’s Death Determined to Be Accidental

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UPDATE: Sheboygan Police have determined that the death of the child was accidental.

According to their investigation, the baby boy climbed out of a crib and suffocated after becoming entangled in cords that were attached to window blinds.

The child was at the home of a caregiver, but the home was not licensed as a daycare. The investigation has now been turned over to Sheboygan County Health and Human Services and the Wisconsin Department of Children and Families.

At this time, authorities are asking the public to respect the privacy of the victim’s family and caregiver.


Sheboygan Police are investigating the death of a one-year-old male child, who was found to be unresponsive on Tuesday.

At around 2 p.m., plolice and fire crews were called to the 600 block of N. 27th street for a report of an unresponsive boy. The child was then taken to a Sheboygan hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Authorities say they will release more information when it becomes available.

An autopsy is pending.

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