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Cumberland Infant Found Dead

Posted March 19, 2008 9:53 a.m. EDT
Updated March 19, 2008 10:40 a.m. EDT

— Cumberland County authorities are investigating the death of a 10-month-old late Tuesday.

The child, whose name wasn't released, was found unresponsive by a family member in a bedroom at 313 Ministry Road, authorities said.

Paramedics were called to the house at about 7:45 p.m. Tuesday, and the baby was taken to Cape Fear Valley Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

The baby's body showed no signs of physical trauma, and investigators were awaiting autopsy results to determine the cause of death, authorities said.