Officials mum on infant death

The investigation into the death of the infant is ongoing.

Law enforcement officials are being very tight lipped about a southeast Iowa infant who was found dead in a Heartland home.

Jefferson County Attorney Tim Dille said in a press release that the Jefferson County Sheriffâ??s Office was dispatched to 703 East Maple Street in Libertyville, Iowa, on the morning of Friday, October 11.

When deputies arrived, they found a deceased infant at the scene.

The investigation into the death is ongoing. Dille made it clear that authorities have no intention of releasing any additional information until the investigation is concluded or charges are filed.

Jefferson County officials are being assisted by the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation, the Iowa State Medical Examinerâ??s Office and the Iowa Department of Human Services.