Report: Baby Drowns in Tub After Mother Falls Asleep

Law enforcement authorities are investigating the death of an infant in the town of Harrison.

The Sun Journal newspaper reports that the baby drowned after the mother apparently fell asleep with the child in the bathtub. Police responded to the home Wednesday evening after getting a report that an infant had died and that the mother was trying to take her own life.

Identities have not been released. The Cumberland County Sheriff's Department and Maine State Police are investigating the infant's death.