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DECATUR — The death of a 2-year-old girl is being investigated by the Decatur Police Department, Sgt. David Pruitt confirmed Wednesday.

Officers were sent to the residence on the city's east side on Monday morning, and the infant was found dead when they arrived at 7:48 a.m., a police report stated.

An autopsy was performed Tuesday at the McLean County Morgue, Macon County Coroner Michael Day said. An investigation is normal protocol required any time there is a death of child or infant, he said.

No further details about the investigation were available Wednesday morning, Pruitt said.

Decatur crews put out small fire Tuesday night; 2 house fires remain under investigation

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Contact Kennedy Nolen at (217) 421-6985. 


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