State police investigate infant death in Putnam

PUTNAM, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut State Police are investigating the death of an infant in Putnam.

Police say someone called 911 before dawn Friday from a private home and reported the infant was unresponsive. Emergency medical personnel provided treatment but the child was later pronounced dead at a hospital.

State Police Major Crime detectives interviewed witnesses and the office of the chief medical examiner will conduct an autopsy to determine the cause and manner of death.

The child’s identity was not immediately released.

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