Luzerne County Infant Death Ruled Accidental

January 06, 2020 - 4:22 pm
Luzerne County Infant Death Ruled Accidental

The Luzerne County Coroner says a baby found dead at her family’s Newport Township home over the weekend died from accidental asphyxiation.

6-mont hold Nora Riera was found unresponsive at 48 Arch St. in Glen Lyon on Saturday morning.

An autopsy was completed this afternoon.The manner of death has been ruled accidental.

After responding to the home for the death investigation, police and a township code enforcement officer determined the residence was unfit for human habitation because of the poor living conditions.

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