Baby found dead in West Sydney home

A nine-month-old baby has been found dead in a house in western Sydney after emergency services responded to a call for a welfare check.

Police and ambulance services were called to the home in Doonside at about 10 a.m. Monday when they discovered the baby was “unresponsive”.

Ambulance personnel were unable to resuscitate the child.

Police said they are investigating the death.

“Just after 10 a.m. … emergency services were called to a house in Yindi Place, Doonside, following a concern about the welfare report,” a police statement said.

A nine-month-old child was found unresponsive and treated at the scene by NSW Ambulance paramedics; however, it could not be revived.

“Officers from Blacktown Police Area Command have launched an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the child’s death.”

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