Baby dies in murder and attempted suicide on Okaloosa Island

Deputies say they found a 5 month old baby dead in a pick-up truck. (Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office)

OKALOOSA ISLAND, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - Okaloosa County Sheriff's deputies say they are investigating after an apparent murder and attempted suicide that left a 5-month-old baby dead on Okaloosa Island.

Deputies say Wednesday morning around 8:30 a.m. they were called to the parking lot of The Boardwalk on Okaloosa Island.

They say they found a 5-month-old baby dead in a pick-up truck. The baby's mother is in the hospital from her injuries.

An autopsy is being scheduled to determine the cause of the baby's death.

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