La Porte County Sheriff investigating child’s death, person of interest in custody

Alan Morgan, a 28-year-old from La Porte, is a person-of-interest in a death investigation. 

Morgan is believed to be driving a 2004 Ford Freestar. 

LA PORTE COUNTY, Ind.—The La Porte County Sheriff’s Office has located a person of interest after a child was found deceased inside of a home in rural Union Township.

Deputies were called out at 2:45 am on Monday morning to the 3100 east block of County Road 875 South for a report of an unconscious child.

When deputies entered the home, they found a young child deceased, according to the La Porte County Sheriff's Office.

The sheriff's office announced Monday that a person of interest in the investigation, 28-year-old Alan D. Morgan, was located and booked into the La Porte County Jail.

Police said that Morgan "may have further information regarding the matter."

Officials have not released the child's identity or age. 

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