Police investigate death of 4-year-old child in southeast Albuquerque

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Albuquerque police are investigating the death of a 4-year-old.

Paramedics were called out to the Cinnamon Tree apartments near Central and Louisiana late Tuesday night for reports of an unresponsive child. The child was pronounced dead at the hospital.

Police say they interviewed the mother and two of her friends who were at the scene. They say there were also two other children in the apartment, an 8-month-old and a 1-year-old.

The Childen, Youth, and Families Department is working with police to evaluate the safety of the children. Police are not saying if there were any signs of abuse.

They say the case is still under investigation.

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