Medical examiner releases cause of Muskogee baby's death

Posted at 9:26 AM, Sep 27, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-27 11:21:49-04

MUSKOGEE, Okla. -- The Medical Examiner’s office has released the cause of death after a baby boy died in May.

The office says the baby boy died of prenatal methamphetamine exposure. Authorities say no one claimed the baby’s body after he was born deceased on May 30.

RELATED: First responders, district attorney’s office hold funeral for baby boy

A funeral service, procession and burial were held in July after being organized by the Muskogee County District Attorney and first responders. A funeral home and cemetery in the area both provided services free of charge.

According to authorities, the case is still under investigation.

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