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Valley News Dispatch

Authorities investigating 5-month-old baby’s death in Vandergrift

Mary Ann Thomas
| Tuesday, December 18, 2018 3:18 p.m

Westmoreland County detectives are investigating the death of a five-month-old baby in Vandergrift on Sunday.

Relatives called an ambulance and borough police after finding the baby unresponsive, according to county Detective John W. Clark.

The child was taken by ambulance to Allegheny Valley Hospital in Harrison and declared dead Sunday afternoon, Clark said.

“Anytime a five-month-old dies, it’s something that should be thoroughly investigated by authorities,” Clark said, adding the cause of death remained undetermined as of Tuesday afternoon.

Mary Ann Thomas is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Mary Ann at 724-226-4691, or via Twitter @MaThomas_Trib.

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