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September death of infant ruled homicide

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Posted at 12:38 PM, Dec 16, 2021
and last updated 2021-12-16 13:38:39-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department will investigate the death of an infant from September as a homicide.

Officers were dispatched to the 4200 block of North Locust Street on Sept. 9 where they performed CPR on the victim.

The first responders were able to resuscitate the four-month-old, but the infant later died.

On Wednesday, the police received the medical examiner's final ruling that the case would be considered a homicide.

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