10-Month-Old Baby Dies After She Was Found Unconscious At Babysitter's House In Serdang

The baby girl died from internal bleeding in the head.

Cover image via New Straits Times & Yusof Mat Isa/Malay Mail

A 10-month-old baby girl has died from internal bleeding

According to a Bernama report published last night, 15 August, the baby girl died on Friday, 14 August, from internal bleeding in the head, four days after she was found unconscious at her babysitter's house.

On Monday, 10 August, the day of the incident, the baby was rushed to the hospital after her parents were contacted by the babysitter

An initial examination by the doctor found the baby was bleeding in the head.

At the time, the doctor suspected there may have been elements of abuse, according to Serdang district police chief ACP Ismadi Borhan.

"Further checks revealed that the victim was confirmed brain dead and had to rely on a ventilator before she was pronounced dead," ACP Ismadi said in a statement yesterday.

A post-mortem revealed that the internal bleeding in the head was caused by a fall from a high place

After police conducted further investigations, they found that the baby had fallen twice.

One of the falls happened in her own home and the other one at the babysitter’s house previously.

ACP Ismadi, however, said that no elements of abuse were found.

The case is being investigated under Section 31 (1) (a) of the Child Act 2001, which covers ill-treatment, neglect, abandonment, or exposure of children.

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