Farmington Hills police arrest mom and dad after death of baby

Farmington Hills police say they have arrested a mother and father after their 14-month-old son was found dead.

Police said their investigation began when they were called by family members to do a welfare check on the child around 5:30 p.m. Sunday. 

The child lived with his parents at a Motel 6 on Grand River and 10 Mile. He was found dead in the room where they lived.

Police arrested the parents, who are both in their early 30s, after investigating through the night. They are working on charges.

"The Farmington Hills Police Department and our community are heartbroken over this tragic loss," said Police Chief Jeff King. "My thoughts and prayers go out to the child’s family."

The investigation is ongoing.

FOX 2 will publish new details as they become available