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Infant Found Dead, Mother Arrested During St. Cloud Welfare Check, Police Say

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (WCCO) -- A 26-year-old St. Cloud woman is in custody following the death of her infant.

Police say officers were sent to a home on the 2900 block of Maine Prairie Road for a welfare check at about 6:30 a.m. Sunday. There, a deceased 3-month-old child was found.

WCCO does not typically reveal the identity of suspects until they've been formally charged.

The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension is assisting with the investigation.

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