On Wednesday, November 3, at approximately 5:42 a.m., Walterboro Police Department Officers responded to 109 Crosby Street in reference to an unresponsive 5 month old baby.
Colleton County Fire Rescue responded to the scene of the incident.
The mother of the baby told officers that she placed her baby and toddler in the bed with her and when she woke up, the toddler was lying over the baby.
The baby was pronounced dead at the scene by the Colleton County Coroner.
The incident is currently under investigation.