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Toddler's death result of health related issues, police say

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A toddler was found unconscious in a home in the 3800 block of Folsom Ave. (Credit: KMOV) A toddler was found unconscious in a home in the 3800 block of Folsom Ave. (Credit: KMOV)

ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) – The death of a toddler Wednesday morning was the result of a health related issues, police said.

According to police, the 2-year-old was rushed to the hospital by medical crews after being found unconscious inside a home in the 3800 block of Folsom Avenue in south St. Louis around 2 a.m. The toddler was pronounced dead at the hospital.

Police initially told News 4 homicide detectives were investigating the death, but later said the toddler was born pre-mature and has had ongoing health challenges since birth.

Child abuse is handling the investigation, police said.

Authorities have not identified the child.

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