The Kern County Sheriff's Department investigated the death of an infant boy Sunday in Oildale.

Deputies were sent to the 300 block of Roberts Lane at about 11:19 a.m. for a report of an infant not breathing, according to a Kern County Sheriff's Department news release.

The baby was "found unresponsive at his residence," according to a coroner's office news release.

The infant, later identified by the coroner's office as 1-month-old Julian Hernandez, was taken to Bakersfield Memorial Hospital's emergency room where he was pronounced dead at 12:10 p.m.

Detectives responded to investigate.

An autopsy will be done to determine the cause and manner of death, deputies reported.

No further information was immediately available.

-- The Californian