Independence police investigating death of 6-month-old child

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. - Police are investigating the Friday death of a 6-month-old child.

In a series of tweets, Independence Police said they responded to a call for a child who was not breathing at a home on the 800 block of South Park Avenue. Police did not state if the child was found dead or later died. They stated the investigation was ongoing and detectives were awaiting test results from the medical examiner.

They stated in a final tweet that more information would not be available until next week.

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