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Week-old infant dies

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Week-old infant dies
Perham Minnesota 222 2nd Avenue SE 56573

The Otter Tail County Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP) received a 911 call at 9:23 p.m., on Tuesday, September 28, requesting emergency medical response for an infant that was born on September 22.

The infant was vomiting and having difficulty breathing. Sebeka Rescue and Wadena Ambulance responded to the location and transported the infant to Tri-County Hospital in Wadena.

The infant was pronounced dead at Tri-County Hospital.

The Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office is investigating the death.

The deceased was transported to the Ramsey County Coroner for autopsy.

All preliminary factors indicate a medical issue as the cause of death.