Autopsies reveal a march of infant deaths tied to unsafe sleeping
September 3, 2017
In October of last year, a 2-month-old infant from Kiowa County died after co-sleeping with her parents.
Her mother woke up to find her father's arm partially obscuring her face, according to an autopsy report, which attributed her death to probable asphyxiation due to "overlay."
In May of last year, a 6-month-old Tulsa County infant died from suffocation after co-sleeping with an adult and a sibling on an adult bed. The baby was found unresponsive between the mattress and wall with his face in a pillow.
Three months earlier, a 5-month-old Oklahoma City infant was found dead in her crib wit...