ROME, NY (WUTR/WFXV/WPNY) — Rome Police are asking for the public’s help in figuring out what happened to a 10-month-old child after she was found unresponsive at a local convenience store.

Police were called to the Fastrac on Erie Boulevard West at approximately 9 pm on Saturday, October 28 for a report of an unresponsive child. The 10-month-old female was then transported to a local hospital where she was pronounced dead by medical personnel.

The cause of death is unknown at this time. The investigation into the child’s death is ongoing.

Rome Police are asking the public for any information into the incident. If you have any information, you are asked to contact the Rome Police Department TIP line at 315-339-7744. You may also contact the Mohawk Valley Crime Stoppers at 1-866-730-8477 or access their website at

Eyewitness News will provide more information on the investigation as it becomes available to us.