Autopsy planned in 4-year-old's death

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MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - Several viewers have called the WSFA 12 Newsroom asking if there was a child homicide in Montgomery Wednesday.

WSFA 12 News contacted the Montgomery Police Department and learned that a child located in the 3000 block of Kelly Circle did die, but the manner of death is undetermined at this time.

Medics responded to calls that a 4-year-old boy, unidentified, was having breathing difficulties around 9:30am. The child was transported to Baptist South Medical Center where he was pronounced dead approximately 45 minutes later.

An autopsy by the Alabama Department of Forensic Science is planned.

The death is currently under investigation.

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