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Maricopa County Sheriff's Office investigating after child dies in Queen Creek

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Posted at 9:29 AM, May 11, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-12 19:27:10-04

QUEEN CREEK, AZ — Maricopa County Sheriff’s officials are investigating after a child was found in critical condition at a Queen Creek home Tuesday morning, and later died at the hospital.

A spokesperson for MCSO confirmed to ABC15 on Wednesday afternoon that the child died at the hospital. No details about what led to the child's death or how the child died were released.

Deputies were called to the home, near Sossaman and Riggs roads, around 8 a.m. on Tuesday after receiving reports about a child not breathing.

MCSO said it was investigating the child's death and no other details were immediately available. Officials have not released any further information on the child's name or age.