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State Police Take Over Baby Death Investigation

A 4-month old baby girl died after she was transported from a Norwalk day care to the hospital on Wednesday night. (Published Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016)

State police have taken over the investigation into the death of a 4-month old baby girl after she was transported from a Norwalk daycare to the hospital on Wednesday night. 

Police were sent to the daycare on 9 Hunters Lane Wednesday night because the little girl was not breathing and dispatchers told responding officers that CPR was in progress.

The baby was then transported to Norwalk Hospital and pronounced dead sometime later. An autopsy was done, but the results are pending further study and are not expected for the next six to eight weeks. 

The state's attorney's office has asked detectives from the state police Western District Major Crime division to take over the investigation.

NBC Connecticut learned the home daycare is operated by Christine Limone and a source said she is the daughter of Norwalk mayor and former police chief Harry Rilling. 

State records show Limone has been a registered child care provider since June 2002 and her license does not expire until 2018. 

Limone has not been charged with any crime. On Thursday, her child care license was suspended and an administrative hearing is sheduled for Oct. 13.

The state Department of Children and Families and the Office of Early Childhood are also investigating.

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