Officials: 19-year-old woman found in apartment likely died of natural causes

Updated: 5:52 p.m. on Oct. 14, 2021

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Authorities say the woman found dead, with her baby still alive, may have died of natural causes.

The body of 19-year-old Audrey Autumn Davis was discovered Thursday morning near 27th and Wisconsin.

The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner's Office says an autopsy showed no signs of trauma.

While natural causes appear to be her cause of death, results are still pending on a toxicology report.

Davis' 3-month-old child was found lying on a bed and appeared to be very dehydrated. 

The baby was taken to a hospital for evaluation.


Posted: 4:22 p.m. on Oct. 14, 2021

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Milwaukee police are investigating the death of a woman found dead in her apartment with her infant child alive next to her Thursday, Oct. 14.

Authorities identified the woman as 19-year-old Audrey Autumn Davis of Milwaukee.

Police responded to the area of 27th and Wisconsin around 6:55 a.m. Thursday for a call regarding a foul odor coming from an apartment.

Upon arrival, officers forced entry into the residence and located the body of Davis, along with a young child believed to be 2-3-months old.

First responders reportedly rushed the infant to Children's Wisconsin to receive immediate care.

This is a developing story. Stick with CBS 58 for updates on-air and online.

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