Autopsy will be conducted on four-year-old boy who died in Angola community, sheriff says

West Feliciana Parish Sheriff's Office.
West Feliciana Parish Sheriff's Office.(WAFB)
Published: Dec. 5, 2022 at 10:24 PM CST|Updated: Dec. 5, 2022 at 10:31 PM CST
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WEST FELICIANA PARISH, La. (WAFB) - An autopsy will determine the exact cause of death for a four-year-old boy who died Monday night, December 5, in the Angola community of West Feliciana Parish.

According to officials with the West Feliciana Parish Sheriff’s Office, the boy was found unresponsive in a bathtub at around 7:45 p.m.

Angola EMS initially responded to the scene and transported the boy to the West Feliciana Parish Hospital where he later died.

Officials with the West Feliciana Parish Sheriff’s Office believe the boy accidentally drowned, but an autopsy will determine the exact cause of death.

“The coroner ordered the autopsy and we’re waiting on the results of that.” said Sheriff Brian Spillman.

No foul play is suspected at this time and the investigation is ongoing.

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