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Cause of death of 1-year-old still remains mystery after autopsy

Elm Grove Apartments (Source: Byron Thomas/WAFB) Elm Grove Apartments (Source: Byron Thomas/WAFB)
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

An autopsy on a 1-year-old who was unresponsive at an apartment and later died at the hospital was not able to indicate the exact cause of death.

The East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner’s Office reported the manner of death is unknown. Officials said the cause of death is pending further studies and investigation.

The Baton Rouge Police Department said EMS was called to a unit at Elm Grove Apartments on Elm Grove Garden Drive on Wednesday around 9 a.m. because a child was unresponsive.

According to officials, the child was in critical condition when it was taken to the hospital. The coroner's office reported the child later died. The victim’s name was not released.

Police are calling the case "suspicious."

The investigation is ongoing.

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