(CBS DETROIT) – Warren Police are investigating after an 8-month-old baby was found dead in its mother’s bed.

It happened Monday morning in the 7200 block of Toepfer Road.

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WWJ reports, first responders were dispatched to the home after the baby’s body was found.

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Police believe the baby was accidentally smothered while sleeping next to its mother.

WWJ says the baby was taken to a local hospital but was pronounced dead.

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