Police are investigating the death of a toddler in northwest Atlanta

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Atlanta police are investigating the death of a toddler after reports the child choked on food.

At 6:48 p.m. Monday, officers responded to Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta – Hughes Spalding Hospital regarding a dead child.

Medical personnel told police that EMS responded to a call about a young child choking on food at a home on Temple Street. The child was taken to the hospital and later died.

We are working to learn more about this death for Channel 2’s Action News At Noon.

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Police did not determine the child’s age or confirm the child’s cause of death. The child was also not identified.

The investigation remains active. It is unclear whether police suspect foul play.

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