ST. LOUIS – An investigation is underway after a 9-month-old girl was found dead early Monday morning in south St. Louis.
Police responded to the 3900 block of Alexander Street around 4 a.m. where the baby was found not conscious and not breathing. She was transported to a hospital where she was found dead.
The homicide division and child abuse unit responded to the scene. The child abuse unit is handling the investigation. According to police, the child abuse unit and homicide unit always respond to child deaths.