Rantoul police investigate infant girl's death

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RANTOUL - The Friday morning death of an infant girl is being investigated by Rantoul police.

According to Rantoul Police Sgt. Justin Bouse, ambulance personnel and officers responded to a home in the 1500 block of Hobson Drive at approximately 7:15 a.m. after receiving a report that the baby was not breathing.  Champaign County Coroner Duane Northup said the 11-week-old child was pronounced dead at the scene.

Northup also said an autopsy on the child was performed Friday afternoon in Urbana, and that the results of the autopsy are pending further testing.

The Rantoul Police Department and the coroner's office are investigating the death.
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