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Sheriff Investigating ‘Suspicious’ Death Of Lancaster Infant

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LANCASTER (CBS) — A 4-month-old girl died Tuesday under “suspicious” circumstances at a residence in the Lancaster area, the sheriff’s department reported.

The child was discovered dead about 6:30 a.m. in the 8800 block of West Avenue D-10, said sheriff’s Sgt. Michael Thomas of the Sheriff’s Headquarters Bureau.

According to the preliminary investigation, the death was listed as “suspicious,” Thomas said, but did not elaborate.

Authorities withheld the child’s name, pending notification of next-of- kin.

(©2011 CBS Local Media, a division of CBS Radio Inc. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Wire services contributed to this report.)

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