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www.wmfd.com - The cause of death of a two- month-old baby boy found dead in a home at 281 Lexington Avenue in Mansfield has been released by the Richland County Coroner's Office. }}" />

   
 
 
Autopsy reveals infant accidentially suffocated

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  Original Published: 8/20/2014

The cause of death of a two- month-old baby boy found dead in a home at 281 Lexington Avenue in Mansfield has been released by the Richland County Coroner's Office.

The report from the coroner's office says the baby died of asphyxia and the manner of death has been ruled accidental.

The baby was found face down and unresponsive in a bassinet in an upstairs bedroom on May 29 by a friend staying at the residence. The baby's mother told police she placed him in the bassinet around 9 p.m. on May 28.

Five adults and three children were living at the home. No charges have been filed at this time.

   
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