Oneida County Sheriffs Deputies are investgating the death of a newborn infant.

The child was brought to Rome Memorial Hospital at about 12:20 Friday morning.

The male infant was brought in by his mother where the infant was pronounced dead. The hospital notified the sheriff's department who have now opened up an investigation into the cause of death.

An autopsy has been conducted by the Onondaga County Medical Examiners Office and results are pending.

Sheriff's Deputies say the death is still under investigation and leads are being followed up.