Coroner: White Co. infant dies from blunt force trauma

Police say a baby died while in the care of 22-year-old Conor Ty Jackson. (Provided Photo/White County Sheriff's Department)

CHALMERS, Ind. (WISH) — Indiana State Police are investigating after a child died in an Indianapolis hospital on Tuesday.

According to ISP, a 2-month-old received life-threatening injures Friday while in the care of his father, 22-year-old Conor Ty Jackson.

The infant was taken to Franciscan St. Elizabeth East Hospital in Lafayette and later transported to Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health. The child was pronounced dead on Tuesday at 10 p.m.

The Marion County Coroner’s Office said the 2-month-old suffered from blunt force trauma, according to the autopsy result.

ISP preliminary charged Jackson with neglect of a dependent causing serious bodily injury. Jackson was booked at the White County Jail, where he is awaiting formal charges. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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