The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a death that was discovered within the 2000 block of Old Clinton Road, Wednesday at 3:03 a.m…

Deputies responded to a disturbance within the 3800 block of Flamingo Drive just after 12:05 a.m., after a call was made to the Macon-Bibb E-911 Center. Deputies arrived and discovered a female injured from a violent physical altercation. Also present was the victim’s daughter who called to report the incident. Paramedics responded to the scene to treat the victim for injuries sustained. The victim reported that her daughter’s child had been taken by the man who assaulted her, who is also the father of the child. The victim was transported to a medical facility for further treatment. A BOLO was placed out for the subject and a white passenger vehicle that he occupied with another subject.

At 3:03 a.m. within the 2000 block of Old Clinton Road, the vehicle, child, and father were located. The one-year-old female child was found unresponsive being held by her father. Deputy Coroner Lonnie Miley pronounced the child deceased on the scene. According to Deputy Coroner Lonnie Miley, there will be an autopsy.

Two persons of interest have been identified and transported to the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office Investigations Headquarters for further investigation. Investigators are working to determine what led up to the incident.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at 478-751-7500 or Macon Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-877-68CRIME.