Chicago Police Investigating Death of 8 Month-Old Infant


Chicago Police say they were sent to a residence early this morning on the 2700 block of S. Kolin at 7:16AM where an infant was discovered unresponsive. 

The infant was transported to Mt. Sinai Hospital where she was pronounced dead. Police say they do not suspect foul play. 

Chicago-One News has contacted the Cook County Medical Examiner, and will have more if they release any information. 

Update: 8:12PM

The Cook County Medical Examiner has confirmed the death and stated they have identified the infant as Yeretzi Milagros Hernandez. No cause or manner of death was given. 

Update: 16 Sept 2021 at 3:30PM 

The Cook County Medical Examiner has released two new pieces of information today about the death of this infant. The autopsy was completed by Dr. Zhang, and the results are pending. Beyond these two new details, no new information was given. 

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