Baby dies in Manurewa, police investigating

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A baby has died in Auckland this afternoon and police are investigating.

Counties Manukau police said a 2-month-old boy died at a residential property in Manurewa.

Detective Inspector Shawn Ruatene told 3 News police were alerted at about 4pm. "We received a call from an address in Manurewa advising us of an incident.

"On arrival, we have located a two-month old child who was deceased.

"We've arrived to find a family here, and they are very distraught and we're just going to continue with enquiries.''

A crime scene has been set up around the property where the baby died, 3 News reported.

The fire service have also been called in and Victim Support are speaking with the family.

Mr Ruatene said the family were cooperating with police.

- APNZ

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