Vermont police say investigation of infant death continuing

January 16, 2018

LUDLOW, Vt. (AP) — Vermont State Police say an investigation is continuing into the death of an 11-month-old boy who died at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center last week.

Police say they responded Thursday to a report of an unresponsive infant at a Ludlow home that the infant’s mother, Abigail Wood, shares with her boyfriend. Police say the infant, Karsen Rickert, was pronounced dead at the hospital.

Authorities said Tuesday that an autopsy has been completed but the cause and manner of death are undetermined at this time.

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