Detectives from the Hudson County Prosecutor's Office were called to the scene of an investigation that involved the death of a baby found inside a home in the city Saturday morning.
According to preliminary information, police were called to an address in the 30's block of Suburbia Court to investigate reports of a medical call just before 6 a.m.
When officers arrived, they reportedly found the unconscious and unresponsive baby inside an apartment that was in poor and squalor living conditions according to reports.
The mother of the child was transported to the hospital in an unconfirmed condition.
Detectives arrived at the medical center to initiate the investigation into what caused the death of the child. Police have not confirmed if the mother gave birth before their arrival.
There are no official reports of an arrest and the investigation into what caused the death of the child is in the preliminary stages.