Death of 1-month-old South Austin boy probed by DCFS

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State child protection authorities are investigating after a 1-month-old boy died at his home Saturday afternoon in the South Austin neighborhood on the West Side.

Officers responding about 12:20 a.m. found the boy unresponsive at a home in the 5400 block of West Quincy, police said.

The boy was taken toLoretto Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 12:20 p.m., according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

The investigation is pending, and DCFS has not had prior contact with the family.

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