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Commerce Police investigate death of young child

COMMERCE - Autopsy results are pending in the death of an 18-month-old female child, found deceased at a residence in Commerce.

According to Police Chief Kerry Crews, emergency crews responded to a 9-11 call of a child not breathing in the 1300 block of Chestnut Street on September 21. Shortly after arrival, the child was transported by ambulance to Hunt Regional Community Hospital where she was later pronounced dead.

The name of the child was not given. An investigation is ongoing and the child was transported to the Southwestern Institute of Forensic Science in Dallas for an autopsy.