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Baby dies on Christmas, Medical Examiners cite blunt force trauma

Posted at 8:04 AM, Dec 27, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-27 08:08:27-05

BALTIMORE — A 7-month-old died three days after being taken to the hospital.

On Sunday around 10P.M., 7-month-old Harlem Phillips was taken to the hospital after having reportedly fallen off a sofa in the 2400 block of Louise Avenue.

The child arrived at the hospital unconscious and unresponsive.

Officers came to the hospital to investigate. Doctors told detectives that the child's injuries were consistent with that of babies who had been shaken.

On Christmas, doctors pronounced the child dead at 8:31 a.m.

Medical Examiners ruled the child died as a result of blunt force trauma.

Homicide detectives are asking anyone with information about this incident to call (410) 396-2100 or call Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7lockup.