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Amherst police investigating death of 7-week-old baby girl

Amherst police are investigating the death of a 7-week-old girl who was found unresponsive late Saturday night in Lockwood Villas Apartments, off Sweet Home Road, authorities have confirmed.

Police responded to a 10:10 p.m. call of an apparently dead baby girl. Emergency crews attempted life-saving measures and the infant was taken to DeGraff Memorial Hospital in North Tonawanda, where she was pronounced dead, according to police.

Investigators are awaiting autopsy results.

"The cause is undetermined at this point," Amherst Police Lt. Eric Davis said Tuesday morning. "It's still under investigation."

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