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Milwaukee Police Department

MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee police are investigating a sudden death that happened Monday, November 7th on the city’s north side.

According to police, a one-month-old boy was found unresponsive in a residence near Achilles Street and Auer Avenue around 7:45 a.m.

Despite life-saving measures by the Milwaukee Fire Department, the baby was pronounced dead at the scene.

The investigation is ongoing.  At this time there is no indication of foul play.


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  • Dave

    why are these deaths always in poor black neighborhoods…..cant remember the last time I read about one anywhere else….

    • confused

      I wonder that myself, Dave. Co-sleeping is all over the world, all income levels yet Milwaukee has deaths. The ones that were covered in the news DO indicate that drugs/alcohol were used by the “caregiver” from mom to a grandma to a boyfriend to a sibling. All the free cribs and $ will not save a baby when the caregiver insists on that drug or nightcap before bedtime.

  • Anita

    I guess it could be a variety of issues that are causing these deaths like lack of proper bedding for the newborns to SIDS possibly for this one.

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