Police: 3-month-old baby dies sleeping with mother on west side

James David Dickson
The Detroit News

Detroit — A 3-month-old girl died Thursday morning after being found unresponsive while sleeping with her mother at their home on the city's west side, police said.

The 911 call came in about 3:20 a.m., stating that on the 19000 block of Blackstone — north of West Seven Mile, west of Burt Road — a baby was unresponsive.

Medics arrived and performed CPR, but the baby died. 

Police say the baby and her mother, a 43-year-old women, fell asleep together. Someone entered the room and noticed the baby was unresponsive and called 911.

The Wayne County Medical Examiner will determine the baby's cause of death.