A 4-month-old baby died over the weekend in Surprise, according to a sheriff’s office spokesperson.
On Saturday, Feb. 4, at about 7:20 a.m., the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call of a 4-month-old boy who was not breathing at a home in Surprise.
As deputies and the Surprise Fire-Medical Department were en-route the baby’s parents advised they could not wait and began driving the baby to the hospital.
Fire officials and MCSO deputies caught up with the vehicle the baby was in on the side of road near 24900 N. 163rd Ave. Officials began to render medical aid at the scene.
The fire department pronounced the boy dead at the scene.
Sheriff’s detectives assumed the lead on the investigation.
No foul play was believed to be involved, according to a spokesperson.