CALIFORNIA, Md. – At approximately 6:35 a.m. deputies and EMS were called to the LaQuinta Inn in the 22000 block of Three Notch Road in California for reports of a 1-month-old who was not breathing.

First responders would arrive and quickly transport the infant to a nearby hospital for further treatment. A spokesperson for the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed that soon after arriving to the hospital, the infant was pronounced deceased.

The Criminal Investigations Division along with crime lab personnel responded to the scene and are continuing the investigation.