Death of 2-month-old Fountaintown child being investigated

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

HANCOCK COUNTY, Ind. – The Hancock County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the death of a 2-month-old Fountaintown child.

The child’s mother, Deanna VanMeter, 26, called 911 around noon Wednesday, after she woke up and found the child unresponsive and not breathing.

The sheriff’s office says VanMeter attempted life-saving efforts until officers and EMS arrived. The child was then rushed to Hancock Regional Hospital in Greenfield, but they were unable to revive the child.

This death is still being investigated and detectives are working with the Hancock County Coroner’s Office to determine the cause of death. An autopsy will be conducted.

Officials say there is no indication of foul play at this time.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.