Child's death ruled a homicide

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The Mesa County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of an infant as a homicide. Kye Fields, 3 weeks old, of Mack, died on August 18, 2021, at Children’s Hospital after being transferred from a local hospital.

The Mesa County Coroner's Office has determined the child died as a result of complications of blunt force head trauma. His death has been ruled a homicide. 

Investigators are continuing to investigate the circumstances that lead to Kye’s death. 

The Mesa County Sheriff’s Office is asking anyone with information about this case to come forward. Please call (970) 242-6707 or submit a tip below. 

Date: 
Wednesday, August 18, 2021 - 4:00pm