Hudson County authorities said the adult female who died on Saturday, January 25, 2020, in the incident at 33 Suburbia Court in Jersey City in which an infant female also died, has been identified as Sandra Provost, 41, of Jersey City.
Police say on Saturday shortly before 6 a.m., the Jersey City Police Department and Emergency Medical Services responded to 33 Suburbia Court in Jersey City on a report of a woman in need of medical attention.
Upon arrival, Jersey City Police Officers found a female needing medical assistance as well as an unresponsive female infant.
Police say the infant was pronounced dead at the scene at approximately 6:05 a.m.
The age of the deceased infant is unknown at this time, however, the preliminary investigation indicates that Provost gave birth to the deceased female infant found in the home.
Police say Provost was transported by EMS to Jersey City Medical Center for treatment.
She was pronounced dead at approximately 4:50 p.m. The cause and manner of death are pending the findings of the Regional Medical Examiner’s Office.
The Prosecutor’s Office Homicide Unit is actively investigating the case with assistance from the Jersey City Police Department.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Office of the Hudson County Prosecutor at 201-915-1345 or to leave an anonymous tip on the Prosecutor’s Office official website at http://www.hudsoncountyprosecutorsofficenj.org/homicide-tip/. All information will be kept confidential.