Batavia police investigating baby death

BATAVIA, N.Y. (WIVB) — An investigation is underway in the case of a baby which died last weekend.

Police say they were called to the emergency room at United Memorial Medical Center in Batavia to investigate the death of a six-month-old baby. Their initial investigation showed the baby was transported to the hospital by ambulance around 10 a.m. from a relative’s house. The relative called an ambulance because the baby was reported as unresponsive, but upon arrival at UCMC, the baby was pronounced dead.

Results of a following autopsy are pending. Detectives are working on the open case with involved officials and the family to determine the cause of death.

They’re asking anybody with information to call the Batavia Police Department Detective Bureau at (585) 345-6370. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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