Detroit police say mother killed, baby found alone - WNEM TV 5

Detroit police say mother killed, baby found alone

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DETROIT (AP) -

Detroit police say a woman was found dead in her home, and her 8-month-old baby was alone in a crib.

Officer Jennifer Moreno tells the Detroit Free Press the newborn was not hurt, but was taken to the hospital Monday as a precaution.

According to police, the mother had trauma to the body, and her death is being investigated as a homicide.

WDIV-TV reports the victim's mother became concerned because she had not heard from daughter for several days.

Officer Nicole Kirkwood tells WWJ-AM police responded and found her "lying face down upstairs."

The name of the victim has not been released by police.

No arrests have been made.

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