Grant County Coroner Stephen Dorsey said he has ruled the Christmas Eve death of an infant as a homicide as the investigation continues.

Dorsey said 2-month-old Atlas Kirkland died Dec. 24, 2020 after Gas City Police Department officers responded to an apartment complex on the 200 block of West South J Street in Gas City at approximately 7:55 a.m. for a report of an infant who was not breathing.

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