Kannapolis Police investigating death of 17-day-old baby

The Kannapolis Police Department is investigating after a 17-day-old baby died from unspecified injuries.  

On Friday, Feb. 9 the Kannapolis Police Department was notified by the Department of Social Services of a possible assault on a baby girl. She was located and taken to Carolinas Medical Center for treatment.

On Monday, Feb. 12, the baby died as a result of her injuries. An autopsy will be performed to determine her cause of death.

Kannapolis Police are collecting evidence and interviewing persons of interest who may have knowledge of the incident. 

No other information has been released at this time.