Media release

Death investigation - Barkly District

Police

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

Police responded to a telephone call from 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 is underway.

No further information is available at this stage.

PFES Media