Infant mortality rates were down in St. Joseph County, Indiana in 2018, but more teens died from intimate partner violence.
The St. Joseph County, Indiana Child Death Review Team meets annually to go over the numbers and individual cases of preventable deaths in children age one to 18.
In 2018 it reviewed 18 deaths. Ten teens, six children and assisted with review of two preventable infant deaths.
Betsy McCue is the 2019 chair of the committee.