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10-day-old boy dies on Detroit's west side

James David Dickson
The Detroit News

A 10-day-old boy was found unresponsive at a home on Detroit's west side Wednesday morning and died en route to the hospital.

Medics responded to the 13500 block of LaSalle Boulevard, just off Davison, after a 911 call that the boy was having difficulty breathing, said Dave Fornell, deputy commissioner for the Detroit Fire Department.

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His parents had been attempting CPR, an effort medics took over while transporting him to Henry Ford Hospital. 

But the boy died at the hospital.

Officer Holly Lowe, a Detroit Police Department spokeswoman, said there are no indications of trauma on his body, or that he had been sleeping with his parents. Police are investigating.