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Police investigate death of infant in Van Wert

VAN WERT City police are investigating the death of a 12-day-old infant who was pronounced dead Sunday at the Van Wert County Hospital.

Police said the infant and its family were staying at a local hotel and were sleeping when they were awakened just before 1 p.m. Sunday by a knock at the door.

The mother said a short while later, she noticed the baby s color didn t look right and she called 911 for medical assistance.

The mother told police she had given the baby a bottle about 4:30 a.m., then put the baby down to sleep on a bed with herself and a 3-year-old child. An autopsy was ordered.

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