Just before 6:00am Tuesday, Cherokee County authorities were dispatched to a location on County Road 520 in the Bay Springs area in regard to a report of an infant being found unresponsive.

Investigator Bo Jolly, County Coroner Don Rogers, the DA Investigator, DHR and other emergency personnel responded to the scene.  

The body of the child is being sent to the state forensics lab for an autopsy, which is standard procedure for infant deaths in this situtation.

AM 1180 Chattooga County Radio will have more information as it becomes available.