Police probe child's death in Glendale

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By Warren Trent By Warren Trent

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Glendale police are investigating the death of a 15-month-old girl.

Officers responded to a report of a child not breathing at an apartment near 59th Avenue and Bethany Home Road at about 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Life-saving efforts were under way when officers arrived.

Paramedics rushed the girl to a nearby hospital where she was pronounced dead.

Glendale police Sgt. Brent Coombs said the girl was found unresponsive in her bedroom by her mother's fiance after being put down for a nap.

Police said it will be several days until an autopsy determines the cause of death.