Barrington Baby's Death Being Investigated

A 8-month-old baby was reported deceased in Barrington on Wednesday afternoon. Police are investigating.

Editor's Note: This story was updatde to reflect the age of the deceased baby was 8-months-old, per information from the Barrington Police Department.

Barrington Police are working with the Cook County Major Case Assistance Team on an investigation into the death of 8-month-old Mya Edwards, reported CBS 2 Chicago.

According to the medical examiner's office, Edwards, of the 10 block of South Hager Ave., was pronounced on scene at 12:19 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 8, reported CBS 2 Chicago.

The baby girl was found "unconscious and unresponsive," but there has been no information as to whether foul play was involved, reported CLTV, whose website has video from a live broadcast near the scene Wednesday evening.

In a press release, the Barrington Police Department said police and fire departments responded to a call of a deceased individual shortly after 12 p.m. Wednesday.

"We are not releasing any further details at this time. We will release more information as we move along in the investigation," stated police.

An autopsy is scheduled for Thursday morning, according to the Daily Herald.

Patch will post more information on this developing story as it becomes available.


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