Infant dies after parents circumcise him at home, Italy officials say

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ROME – Italian media are reporting that an infant boy has died as the result of a circumcision performed by his parents at home.

The ANSA news agency reported on Sunday that the 5-month-old baby was brought to a hospital in Bologna by helicopter in cardiac arrest on Friday afternoon and died that night.

The prosecutor’s office in the region of Reggio Emilia has opened a manslaughter investigation.

The infant will undergo an autopsy.

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