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ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – The St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department has launched a child abuse investigation following the death of a three-month-old.

According to Leah Freeman, a police spokeswoman, police were called to a local hospital after the child was pronounced dead.

First responders were called to the 3900 block of S. Grand Boulevard just after 5 a.m. Wednesday. Police would not discuss the nature of the initial call.

As of late Wednesday, child abuse detectives were waiting on autopsy results to determine cause of death.

The investigation is ongoing.


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