FBI, Army Investigate Hawaii Death of Soldier's Infant

Tripler Army Medical Center (U.S. Army photo)
Tripler Army Medical Center (U.S. Army photo)

HONOLULU — The Army's 25th Infantry Division says the death of a Hawaii soldier's infant is under investigation.

Lt. Col. Rob Phillips says in a statement Wednesday special agents from the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command and the FBI are investigating all circumstances surrounding the death of the child.

Phillips says the infant son of a Schofield Barracks soldier was brought to Tripler Army Medical Center on Jan. 29 in medical distress. He says the baby was taken off life support and pronounced dead on Feb. 1.

Citing the ongoing investigation, Phillips won't release further details.

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