Northeast Tarrant

Hurst police investigating death of baby who was found not breathing in apartment

An investigation was underway Thursday after a baby boy who emergency crews found not breathing in a Hurst apartment died at a Fort Worth hospital.

Hurst police said the infant’s family was cooperating with detectives.

Officials with the Tarrant County medical examiner’s office identified the baby as Avery Wilson, of Hurst, who was pronounced dead at 9:30 p.m. Wednesday. A ruling on the cause of the baby’s death was pending an autopsy.

Hurst police responded to an apartment in the 100 block of E. Plaza Boulevard regarding a 4-month-old child who was not breathing. The address was where the baby’s family lives.

When they arrived, Hurst police began CPR on the infant.

Crews rushed the baby to a Fort Worth hospital, where he later died.

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