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8-Month-Old Boy at Donelson Daycare Dies -- Eric Alvarez

Updated: Wednesday, July 16 2014, 04:57 PM CDT

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- An 8-month-old died hours after being left at a Donelson daycare Tuesday morning, police said.

Investigators said they do not suspect foul play, but the cause of death is still a mystery.

Jesse Shayne was left in the care of Waterfall Park Daycare on Niagara Drive just after 8:00 a.m., police said.


Investigators said the staff told them, Jesse was napping when he had trouble breathing.

The baby was taken to Vanderbilt Children's Hospital where he died soon after, police said.


"It's horrible really," said Connor Godshall, who lives near the daycare.  "I don't know exactly what happened but anytime it happens to a child, it's terrible."

The death is considered uinclassified, pending the results of the autopsy, police said.

Watch Eric Alvarez's report tonight at 10 p.m.

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8-Month-Old Boy at Donelson Daycare Dies -- Eric Alvarez


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