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Detroit – A 6-month-old baby boy died Saturday morning after being found unresponsive while sleeping in the bed with his father, police said.

The baby's 35-year-old father called 911 at 9:16 a.m. to report that his son had turned blue and was unresponsive. The incident happened on the 16700 block of Rutherford, which is south of McNichols and west of Greenfield.

Medics arrived and transported the baby to the hospital where he was pronounced dead at 9:52 a.m.

The baby's father told police that he'd put his son in the bed with himself, but woke up to find him unresponsive. 

jdickson@detroitnews.com

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