Md. Police Investigate Young Child's Death

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    Montgomery County Police say they are investigating the death of a child under the age of 2, but have not yet released his or her cause of death.

    Fire crews were called to a Silver Spring home Thursday afternoon for an unconscious person. EMS personnel performed CPR on the child, who was later transported to a local hospital.

    Police say the child was later pronounced dead.

    No other details surrounding the case have been released.

    The county has dealt with a slew of child deaths this year. A former NSA official was charged last month for allegedly beating his 3-year-old adopted son to death. In January, two toddlers were killed in Germantown during what police are calling an attempted exorcism

    Stay with NBCWashington.com and News4 as this story develops.