Police: Infant found dead at North Carolina motel

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EDEN, NC (AP) — Police in North Carolina are investigating what happened to an infant who was found dead at a motel.

The Eden Police Department said in a statement Thursday that it received an emergency call about an unresponsive baby at the Eden Inn around 11:00 a.m. Lt. Chuck Gallaher said that when officers and Rockingham County EMS responders arrived at the motel, they found the child dead.

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The department hasn’t said who placed the 911 call, or whether foul play is suspected in the death.

Authorities are continuing to investigate.

Eden is about 35 miles from Greensboro near the Virginia border.