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Homicide Detectives Investigating Death of Child in Carson

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Homicide detectives Thursday were investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a child in Carson.

An ambulance is seen in a file photo.

An ambulance is seen in a file photo.

Deputies responded to the 2500 block of Jackson Street East about 11:55 p.m.

The child, whose identity and age were not given, was taken to a local hospital and was pronounced dead, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department stated in a news release.

The child’s death was being investigated by homicide detectives, according to the news release.

No further details were immediately available.

Anyone with information about the incident was asked to contact the Sheriff’s Department at 323-890-5500.

Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS (8477).

KTLA’s Alberto Mendez contributed to this report.