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Farmington police investigating death of 3-month-old baby


Farmington police are investigating the death of a 3-month-old child who died July 31 while in the care of an in-home daycare provider.

According to police detective sergeant Lee Hollatz, Farmington police were called to the 1000 block of Locust Avenue just after 3 p.m. on a report that a 3-month-old male child was unconscious and not breathing.

Farmington fire/rescue, ALF Ambulance and Farmington police responded. Paramedics pronounced the child dead at the scene.

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Michelle Leonard
Michelle Leonard started covering the Farmington community in June, 1994. Michelle earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Mass Communications: News-Editorial from Mankato State University in 1991. She is an active member of the Farmington American Legion Auxiliary Unit 189, and acts as the volunteer coordinator for the Minnesota Newspaper Museum which is open annually during the Minnesota State Fair. She has earned Minnesota Newspaper Association awards in Investigative Reporting, Local News Coverage, Feature Photography and Column Writing. 
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