Schenectady police investigating child’s death

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SCHENECTADY, N.Y. — The
Schenectady Police Department is currently investigating the death of an 8-year
old at a home on Mynderse St.  

The child, whose identity will not
be released, was found unresponsive by family members Saturday morning at
approximately 10:07 a.m.  The child was
treated on scene by member of the Schenectady Fire Department and transported
to Ellis Hospital where he was pronounced a short
time later.

The residence is being held as a
crime scene until a cause of death can be determined.  An autopsy will be conducted tomorrow. 

The incident is being investigated
by members of the Youth Aid Bureau and the Evidence Collection Unit.

There are no further details from
the police at this time, but NEWS10 will continue to update as details are
released by officials.

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