Death investigation – Barkly District

Northern Territory Police are investigating the death of a child in Tennant Creek today.

Police responded to a call at a residence in Tennant Creek at 9:17am. On arrival an infant was found unresponsive.

Paramedics transported the child to the Tennant Creek Hospital. He was pronounced deceased a short time later.

Investigations into the circumstances surrounding the death of the child are underway.

No further information is available at this stage.

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