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Investigation underway as child is found dead at Palmdale park

Palmdale park child death investigation is underway
Palmdale park child death investigation is underway 01:00

The Los Angeles Sheriff's Department is investigating the death 3-year-old child in a Palmdale Park Wednesday morning.

The Palmdale Sheriff station received a call just before 9 a.m. of a child in medical distress at the Melville J. Courson Park.

First responders found that the child was not breathing and administered CPR. The child was transported to Antelope Valley Hospital and was declared dead, according to authorities.

The LASD Homicide Bureau closed the park while the investigation was underway. No further information was released Wednesday.

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