New Castle baby death investigation

February 2, 2009 11:33:46 AM PST
Police are investigating the death of a 16-month-old girl at a New Castle, Delaware motel.Emergency responders were called to a room at the Fairview Inn on Sunday for a report of an infant in medical distress.

When authorities arrived, the child was found unresponsive and taken to the Al DuPont Hospital for Children where she was pronounced dead.

Police say the girl was staying at the motel with her mother and her mother's boyfriend, and add both were present when the call for help was made.

Authorities are unsure if foul play was involved. An autopsy is planned.

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