Albuquerque police investigate infant death

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The Albuquerque Police Department is investigating the death of an infant.

According to police, officers responded Friday to a report of an unresponsive child at a home in northeast Albuquerque. The child had been brought to the home of the grandparents by the mother.

Paramedics declared the five-month-old child deceased. Police said the circumstances surrounding the death are under investigation and the cause of death is unknown at this time.

The child’s mother, 31-year-old Christina Bennett, was arrested on an outstanding felony warrant and booked into the Metropolitan Detention Center.

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