TFC Jay Thomas
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 1, Mayfield
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KSP Detectives Investigating A Death of an Infant
Date of News Release: 07/20/2005
(EDDYVILLE, KY.) Kentucky State Police Detectives are investigating the death of a 4 month-old infant. Kentucky State Police received a 911 call at 10:13a.m. from the Country Hearth Inn in Eddyville reference a child not breathing. The child, Payton Hall of West Frankfort, Il was pronounced dead by Lyon County Coroner Ronnie Peyton. The manner and cause of death is undetermined at this time. An autopsy is scheduled for 9:00 a.m. on 7/21/05 at the Medical Examiner's Office in Madisonville, KY. The Eddyville Police Department, Lyon EMS, and Lyon County Coroner's Office assisted Kentucky State Police at the scene. The investigation is continuing by Detective Sam Steger.