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Lafayette police investigating death of 1 year old

LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) – Lafayette police are investigating a death of a 1 year old.

Officers with the Lafayette Police Department responded at 2:45 p.m. Monday to the 1700 block of Shenandoah Drive on a report of a child not breathing. Upon arrival, officers found a 1-year-old child who was unresponsive.

The child was taken to St. Elizabeth Hospital in Lafayette. Police said the child was pronounced dead at the hospital.

The investigation is ongoing and is now in cooperation with the Tippecanoe County Coroner’s Office.

Anybody with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact the Lafayette Police Department at 765-807-1200 or use the WeTip Hotline at 800-78-CRIME.