Search warrant pending as Enfield Police investigate newborn baby’s death

Connecticut

ENFIELD, Conn (WWLP) – Police are waiting for the approval of a search warrant as they continue to investigate the death of a newborn baby at a home on Sharren Lane in Enfield Friday morning.

According to Enfield Police Chief Alaric Fox, officers were called to 67 Sharren Lane around 10 a.m. Friday morning for a welfare check.

Fox confirmed the death of the baby but didn’t provide any further details.

Police are waiting for the search warrant to be approved so they can enter the home. They described the process to Nexstar station WTNH as a potentially “lengthy process” to enter the home.

State Police Major Crimes Unit has also been called to assist with the investigation.

22News will continue to update this story as soon as more information becomes available.

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