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DUNKERTON -- Deputies are investigating the death of a child who died Wednesday.

Emergency crews were called to 7114 E. Dunkerton Road, a single-family home in Dunkerton, for a report of a child not breathing at around 7:40 a.m. Wednesday, according to the Black Hawk County Sheriff's Office.

The child, whose age and gender was not given, was taken by Dunkerton Ambulance to UnityPoint-Allen Hospital and pronounced dead, according to the release.

The Black Hawk County Sheriff's Office is investigating the death.

An autopsy will be performed by the Iowa State Medical Examiner to determine the cause of death.

Officials declined to release further details.

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Multimedia Reporter

Multimedia Reporter at The Courier

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