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Infant death under investigation in Erie, Kansas

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The death of a six week old girl in Erie, Kansas is under investigation.

According to the Erie police chief the Neosho County 911 dispatch center was contacted Friday May 2 at 11:37 a.m. regarding a six week old girl in distress at a location in the 300 block of North Main in Erie.  Erie Police and EMS were sent to the location.

The infant was taken to Neosho Memorial Hospital in Chanute, where the baby was pronounced dead.

The Erie police chief says it is their policy to investigate any child death.  Both the Erie police and the Kansas Bureau of Investigation are investigating.

The Erie chief and staff expressed sorrow for the family and prayers from the community.
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