Storm Lake police investigating death of 7-year-old child

Published: Jan. 14, 2022 at 1:26 PM CST
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SIOUX CITY (KTIV) - A death investigation is underway in a northwest Iowa community for a 7-year-old child.

The Storm Lake Police Department says on the morning of Jan. 11 they were sent to a local residence for a report of a child not breathing. When first responders got to the scene, they began performing emergency care. But ultimately the child was transported to a Storm Lake hospital where they were later pronounced dead.

The death is being investigated by the SLPD and the Buena Vista County Medical Examiner’s Office. An autopsy has been scheduled.

No further information about the investigation has been released at this time.

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