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Infant found dead at home in St Andrew

Published:Monday | August 5, 2013 | 2:17 PM

Police investigators say they are awaiting the results of a post mortem on the body of 18-month-old Joshua Dowe to determine if charges will be laid against his mother.



The infant was found dead in the company of his mother at their home on Mannings Hill Road, St Andrew yesterday.



The mother is believed to be of unsound mind.



She has not been taken into custody.



It is reported that yesterday afternoon neighbours heard the infant crying for some time and went to investigate.



The infant was later found dead on a bed in the house.



The matter is being probed by the Constant Spring Criminal Investigation Bureau.



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