LORAIN, OH (WOIO) - Lorain police detectives are investigating the death of 3-month-old Nicholas Cooper as a homicide.
Cooper died on Sunday, Marcy 26.
According to the police report Jovan Cooper, Nicholas' mom, left her baby and three other kids, ages, 3, 4, and unknown, with a 13-year-old babysitter while she went to work at Walmart overnight.
Cooper says when she returned home to her Cromwell Dr. address, 10 1/2 hours later, the baby was asleep in his crib.
An hour later Cooper says when checked on Nicholas she noticed dried blood near his nose and marks on his cheeks so she called 911.
The baby was not able to be revived and was pronounced dead.
Nicholas' cause of death has not been determined. So far, no charges have been filed.