Death of an infant under investigation in Providence

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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — Providence police are investigating the death of a newborn baby found inside a home on Ring Street Saturday.

At this time, police do not know the cause of the infant’s death.

The infant’s mother was reportedly being treated at Rhode Island Hospital.

Eyewitness News reached out to the Department of Children, Youth & Families.  A spokesman issued the following statement:

“The Department of Children, Youth and Families can confirm there is an open investigation concerning the death of a newborn and is working collaboratively with local law enforcement. The Department had no previous involvement with the family. Due to confidentiality laws, we are prohibited from sharing additional information.”

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