Police release identity of baby found dead in Ludlow

LUDLOW, Vt. (WCAX) We now know the identity of the baby who was found dead last week in Ludlow.

Police say 11-month-old Karsen Rickert was found unresponsive at the home his mother shares with her boyfriend. It happened last Thursday. The baby was rushed to the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

An autopsy has now been completed but at this point, the cause and manner of death are undetermined. The investigation is ongoing.