Baby found face-down in mop bucket dies; no arrests made, say Tulsa Police

Posted at 9:07 AM, Mar 07, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-07 13:44:48-05

TULSA -- Police are investigating after an infant was found face-down in a mop bucket Monday morning.

Police say they were called to the Sandy Park Apartments around 9 a.m.

The mother of the child told police she gave her baby boy a bottle, place him in a bed next to her and fell asleep.

When she woke up, the woman says she found the baby face-down in a mop bucket containing water.

The baby, an eight-month-old, was transported to the hospital where he died Tuesday morning.

DHS took protective custody of the mother's three other children as a result of the incident.

No arrests have been made at this time.

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