Baby dies after found not breathing at day care center in Gilbert


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A baby died after he was reported not breathing at KinderCare near Gilbert and Warner roads in Gilbert.


by Jennifer Thomas

Posted on September 11, 2012 at 9:38 AM

Updated Tuesday, Sep 11 at 3:45 PM

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GILBERT, Ariz. -- Gilbert police detectives are investigating the death of a 3-month-old boy who stopped breathing at a day care center Monday.

Police received a 911 call about a child not breathing at KinderCare near Gilbert and Warner roads. When officers arrived at about 5 p.m., the staff was giving the child CPR.

Officers assumed CPR efforts until Gilbert firefighters arrived and took over life-saving measures.

The baby was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Detectives are investigating the cause of death.

Police said KinderCare is cooperating with their investigation.