(COUNCIL BLUFFS) The Pottawattamie County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of a five month old child.
The Sheriff’s Office says at around 4:21 p.m. deputies responded to a call of an unresponsive five month old child at 133 Rosebud Lane in Council Bluffs. Upon arrival, Lewis Township Rescue was rendering aid to the child. The rescue squad then transported the child to Jennie Edmundson Hospital where he was later pronounced dead.
The child was identified as Lane Thomas, son of Nicholas and Alesha Thomas of Council Bluffs. Lane Thomas was in the care of Theresa Chapin, a licensed day care provider at 133 Rosebud Lane. According to statements from the day care providers, Lane Thomas was put down for a nap at approximately 2:30 p.m. and was found unresponsive at around 4:00 p.m.
An Autopsy was scheduled at the Iowa Medical Examiner’s Office in Ankeny. The Sheriff’s Office is continuing its investigation.