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Police in New York City investigating the death of 1-month-old baby boy

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NEW YORK — Police in New York City are investigating the death of a 1-month-old baby boy.

Police say Saturday they responded to a 911 call of an unconscious newborn inside a Manhattan public housing building Friday evening.

They say officers discovered Deon McNeil unresponsive in a ninth floor apartment. He was rushed by ambulance to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced dead.

A spokeswoman for the medical examiner's office says more tests are needed to determine the cause and manner of death.

Police say the investigation is ongoing.

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