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Community Heartbroken as Investigation Continues Into 15-Month-Old Boy's Death

Noah's twin is expected to survive after the toddlers were found unresponsive in their babysitter's apartment earlier this week

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    Police aren't releasing much as they continue to investigate the death of a Massachusetts toddler after he and his twin sister where found unresponsive at their babysitter's Woburn apartment. (Published Friday, Aug. 19, 2016)

    Police aren't releasing much as they continue to investigate the death of a Massachusetts toddler after he was found unresponsive and his twin sister found with unknown injuries at their babysitter's Woburn apartment.

    The babysitter came to Woburn police to hand off her child to Department of Children and Families custody as the investigation continues. Necn has also learned that the twin sister of the 15-month-old boy who died, Noah Larson, and another child are also in DCF custody.

    Woburn police returned to the home of the woman caring for Noah and his twin sister early Friday afternoon, but no one came to the door and they left. It's not clear what happened to the little boy or if there will be any arrests, but what is clear is that his death has left a community heartbroken.

    Both Noah and his sister were found at the apartment on Kilby Street Monday; Noah died Thursday and his twin is still at Boston Children's Hospital; however, necn sources say she is expected to survive.

    Community Heartbroken as Investigation Continues Into 15-Month-Old Boy's Death

    [NECN]Community Heartbroken as Investigation Continues Into 15-Month-Old Boy's Death
    Police aren't releasing much as they continue to investigate the death of a Massachusetts toddler after he and his twin sister where found unresponsive at their babysitter's Woburn apartment. (Published Friday, Aug. 19, 2016)

    The woman watching the toddlers is a family friend, according to sources.

    The babysitter lists on a website that she also works at a daycare. Officials tell necn her license to work as a child care assistant is no longer active pending the outcome of this investigation.

    Along with Woburn police, state police assigned to the Middlesex District Attorney's Office are investigating.

    The DA is not releasing any information about their investigation, only to say they are in the early stages and they are waiting on results from the medical examiner's office.

    DCF is also working with authorities in its investigation.

    Family and friends turned to GoFundMe to raise money for Noah's funeral expenses and medical costs for his sister, raising more than $20,000 Within a day.

    Noah's family says they are heartbroken but grateful in a message on their door offering thanks for the support but also asking for privacy.


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