Police are investigating the death of an emaciated 8-week-old East Texas baby and have arrested the child's parents.
The Lufkin Daily News reports Friday that a worker with Child Protective Services visited the baby in a Lufkin home on Oct. 2, nine days before the parents, 18-year-old Dequisha Jackson and 19-year-old Isaiah Tolliver, called 911 to report the child was unresponsive.
A Lufkin police report said the baby, Imauri, had sunken eyes and appeared gaunt. Imauri was pronounced dead Oct. 11 at Memorial Medical Center-Lufkin. Autopsy results are pending. Jackson and Tolliver have been arrested on charges of child endangerment.
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Jackson's aunt Linda Bankhead said the child was fed and it is unclear to her why he died.