The Wayne County Medical Examiner has determined that the death of Cadence Tuck, a 10-day-old baby boy who died at his home on Detroit's west side in March, was accidental.

The cause of Cadence's death is "overlay," which is when someone falls asleep on top of a baby. The manner is accidental, The Detroit News learned in an update from the medical examiner.

On March 21, medics responded to the 13500 block of LaSalle Boulevard, just off Davison, after a 911 call that the boy was having difficulty breathing. 

His parents had been attempting CPR, an effort medics took over while transporting him to Henry Ford Hospital. But he died at the hospital.


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