Onslow Infant 's Funeral Set For Thursday


On Thursday, a mother will bury her three-month-old son with questions about his death left unanswered.

Onslow County deputies say they were called to a home on Joe Powell Road Saturday morning for the baby's death.

An autopsy on Monday did not find any clear cause of death.

Friends and family believe Ethan Rhoades passed away from Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, or SIDS.

A fund has been set up online to help Ethan's mother pay for his funeral expenses. You can visit that site by clicking here.

A memorial service will take place 6:00 p.m. Thursday at the Infant of Prague Catholic Church in Jacksonville.


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Deputies say an autopsy done Monday morning on a three-month-old boy did not find any clear cause of death.

Onslow County deputies say they were called to the home on Joe Powell Lane outside of Jacksonville Saturday morning.

Deputies now saw the cause of death will likely be determined through toxicology tests done in Chapel Hill.


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The Onslow County Sheriff's Office is looking into the death of an infant.

The sheriff's office and Onslow County EMS responded to a residence about 8:45 Saturday morning in reference to an unresponsive 3-month-old baby boy. The baby was pronounced dead at the scene.

No other information was immediately available Sunday.

We'll continue to update you as we learn more.


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