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Passaic County Prosecutor Investigates Death of Baby in Paterson


By: Tracie Carter

Passaic County Prosecutor officials reported that on this morning, Paterson Fire Department responded to a residence located at 264 9th Avenue on the 2nd Floor in response to a 911 call placed at approximately 6:18 AM

Upon arrival, police said they found a six-week-old child transported to St. Joseph’s University Medical Center, where the child was pronounced deceased at approximately 6:56 AM.

Detectives from the Passaic County Prosecutor's Office Special Victims Unit were notified and responded to the hospital.   

This investigation is active and ongoing.  

Passaic County Prosecutor's Office asks anyone with additional information incident to contact us on our tips line at 1-877-370-PCPO or