Baby found dead at Ocoee home, police say

SIDS investigated as possible cause of death

Published On: Dec 24 2013 09:26:12 AM EST   Updated On: Oct 02 2013 10:59:35 AM EDT
OCOEE, Fla. -

A baby died overnight Tuesday at an Ocoee home and officials are investigating the cause of death, according to police.

The Ocoee Police Department told Local 6 on Wednesday morning that investigators were trying to determine if the death was caused by sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) or another cause.

SIDS is the unexpected, sudden death of a child, typically under the age of 1, in which an autopsy does not show an explainable cause of death.

A detective told Local 6 that the death appears to be accidental and nothing suspicious was found at the home.

No other details were immediately known.

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