Kalamazoo Infant Death Being Investigated

Posted at 10:30 AM, Jul 29, 2013

generic police lightsPARCHMENT, Mich. — The Kalamazoo Township Police Department is investigating an infant death in the City of Parchment that occurred in the 100 blcok of Devon Street Saturday night.

Township officers found 5-month-old Naima Inex Atkinson unresponsive and she could not be revived. Officers believe the baby may have died as a result of an unsafe sleep environment.

During the investigation, the infant’s father, Tarqua Deron Atkinson, was taken into custody on warrants unrelated to this investigation. Child Protective Services is also looking into this incident.  Autopsy results have not been released.