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Police Investigate Death of Infant in Newark's North Ward

By rlsmetro on
Newark

A frantic call to 911 on early Friday morning had the parents of an infant apply life saving techniques to a young boy in an attempt to save the child who had somehow stopped breathing at a residence in the city's North Ward.

EMS were dispatched to an address on Triton Terrace, at around 1 a.m., where EMT's arrived to find the child (who is reported to be around the age of 6-months-old) unconscious and unresponsive according to reports.

The child was rushed to University Hospital in full cardiac arrest where the child died shortly before 2 a.m.

There were no immediate reports of foul play.

Authorities are investigating.