Police investigating infant death

The Lexington Police Department is investigating the death of a 4-month-old boy, who has been identified by the Fayette County Coroner’s Office as Landon Mays.

On Wednesday, September 5, officers responded to the University of Kentucky Hospital in reference to a child abuse report. Baby Landon Mays had been transported to the hospital for an apparent seizure. Medical personnel reported to officers that the boy was suffering from head trauma that was possibly suspicious and non-accidental. Mays died at the hospital on September 8.

This investigation is being led by the Lexington Police Special Victims Section. Detectives are awaiting lab results from an out of state medical examiner.