7-Month-Old Baby Found Dead In Palmdale

PALMDALE (CBS) — Sheriff’s detectives were investigating the death of a 7-month-old baby in Palmdale Monday.

Six-month-old Dominique Chadwick was taken to a hospital shortly after noon Monday and was declared dead shortly after, according to Deputy Mark Pope of the Sheriff’s Headquarters Bureau.

Deputies say the child’s 18-year-old mother starting running from them when they arrived at her home.

The woman who owns that home is a retired social worker who became a foster mother.

Another toddler who was living in the house has been taken into protective custody.


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