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Young Child Dies in Storm Lake ; Investigation Ongoing

January 13, 2022 9:20am

A young child died suddenly late Tuesday night in Storm Lake.

According to the Storm Lake Police Department, officers along with the Buena Vista Regional Medical Center Ambulance were called to a residence in the 1400 block of Seneca Street around 11:30pm Tuesday on a report of a seven-year-old child who wasn't breathing. Responding officers and paramedics began emergency medical care. The child was ultimately transported by ambulance to BVRMC, where the child was pronounced dead.

The incident is currently under investigation by the Storm Lake Police Department and the Buena Vista County Medical Examiner's Office. An autopsy has been scheduled with the Iowa Office of the State Medical Examiner in Ankeny.