Police: No ‘criminal activity’ in death of 7-month-old

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Police said today their initial investigation into the death of a 7-month-old infant in Colchester on Wednesday shows no indication of criminal activity.

Police and Colchester Rescue responded to a report of an unresponsive child at a private residence on Richfield Lane around 10:30 a.m. yesterday.

Rescue transported the infant to the University of Vermont Medical Center, where resuscitation efforts were unsuccessful, the news release said.

Police have since identified the infant as Lincoln Soons of Burlington.

The cause and manner of Soons’ death are pending further medical testing.

Police say they contacted the Chittenden Unit for Special Investigations, per protocol for infant deaths. Anyone with information about this incident is requested to contact CUSI Sgt. Christopher Nadeau at 859-3084.