Child dies at Osage City residence; cause of death undetermined

The Osage City Police reported in a Facebook post that a child died Sunday morning at a residence in Osage City. The post issued by Osage City Police Chief Fred Nech said that at 11:37 a.m. Oct. 9, 2016, emergency personnel were dispatched to the 1100 block of Laing Street in Osage City, on a report of a 2-month-old girl who was not breathing.

Nech posted that efforts by Osage County EMS to revive the infant were unsuccessful, and the child was transported to Frontier Forensics, in Kansas City, to determine the cause of death.

The police chief provided no other details of the circumstances of the child’s death.

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