Child abuse unit called after 2-month-old dies



ST. LOUIS – The St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department’s child abuse unit was called Thursday evening after a 2-month-old boy died at a hospital.

Police said the boy came to the hospital with “extensive visible injuries.”

An official cause of death will be determined by the medical examiner when an autopsy is completed.

A 42-year-old man has been taken into custody in connection with the incident.

FOX 2 will continue to update this story with more information as it becomes available.

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