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Hillsborough deputies investigating death of infant

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Hillsborough Sheriff investigators investigate the death of an infant Hillsborough Sheriff investigators investigate the death of an infant

Hillsborough County Sheriff's Deputies are investigating the death of an infant in the Town N' Country area on Friday afternoon.

At about 3:45 p.m. deputies and paramedics arrived at a home on Oasis Palms Drive where they found an unconscious infant.

Detectives say they believe the infant's grandmother was babysitting, and may have been napping when the infant's 12-year-old sibling came home and found the baby unconscious on a mattress.

Paramedics took the baby to a hospital where it was pronounced dead a short time later.

Authorities have not released the name or gender of the infant. They say the infant was between eight and nine months old.

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