At 12:57 p.m. Wednesday, the North Platte police and an emergency services crew went to an apartment in the 1100 block of S. Tabor to check out a report of an unresponsive two-month old child.

The child was taken to Great Plains Health, where it was pronounced dead at approximately 1:34 p.m., police said Thursday in a brief statement.

Due to suspicious circumstances, the death is under active investigation, a police spokesman said, but did not elaborate at this time.