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Four-month-old's death investigated in Oakland

December 6, 2010 1:43:51 PM PST
The Oakland Police Department is investigating the apparent suffocation of a four-month-old baby that occurred early Sunday morning, a police spokesman said.

The victim had apparently been suffocated and then brought back to life with CPR in a home on the 1600 block of 6th Avenue around 1:15 a.m. Sunday, Oakland police Officer J. Moore said.

The infant was transported to a children's hospital for treatment, but was pronounced dead at the hospital later Sunday morning, Moore said.

Police are investigating the child's death as a homicide.

It is unknown at this time if anyone has been arrested or taken into custody in connection with the apparent killing.

The investigation is ongoing, Moore said.


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