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Death investigation underway after 1-year-old found dead in Southeast

Police say the unidentified boy was found unresponsive just before 7 a.m. in the 2300 block of Ainger Place, SE.
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WASHINGTON — A one-year-old boy who was found unconscious in Southeast Washington died Thursday morning, according to the Metropolitan Police Department. 

Police say the unidentified boy was found unresponsive just before 7 a.m. in the 2300 block of Ainger Place Southeast. 

When Metropolitan Police and DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services found the boy, he was taken to a hospital where he later died. 

Officers are actively investigating the death. Police have not released the child's identity at this time, nor any further information about the death. 

This is a developing story. More details will be added as they become available.

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