VIDEO: Baby dies while in foster care at East Texas home

Published on Monday, 21 July 2014 10:04 - Written by

HUNTINGTON, Texas (AP) — Officials say an 2-month-old girl has died at an East Texas home as her foster mother ran an errand and left several other adults to watch the baby.

The Nacogdoches County Sheriff's Office says an autopsy was scheduled today on the infant, whose name wasn't immediately released.

Sheriff Greg Sanches says an initial review indicates the baby apparently died of natural causes.

Sanches says the foster mother on Saturday had to pick someone up and left the sleeping child in the care of several family friends at a home near Huntington. One of the adults checked on the foster girl, noticed she wasn't breathing and called 911.

Child Protective Services has been notified.