DETROIT (WWJ) – Detroit police are investigating after a baby was found dead at a home on the city’s east side.

Police said two officers suffered minor injuries while responding to reports that a child at the home, on East State Fair Street, near 8 Mile Road and Schoenherr Road, was not breathing.

When police arrived, a man at the home allegedly threw something at the officers, striking two of them.

Police told WWJ Newsradio 950 they believe the infant had been dead for some time before they arrived.

The man who allegedly assaulted the officers was arrested. His relationship to the baby was not immediately known.


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