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Police, coroner investigating child death

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COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) -

The Columbia Police Department and Richland County Coroner's Office are investigating after a child was found unresponsive at a Columbia apartment complex Tuesday morning.

Officers were dispatched to North Pointe Estates on Ripplemeyer Avenue shortly after 9:00 a.m. following an emergency call about an unresponsive child.

EMS transported the child to an area hospital where medical staff pronounced the child dead.

CPD continues to investigate with medical staff and the Richland County Coroner's Office.

Officials expect an autopsy to reveal more details about the circumstances surrounding the death.

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