6-month-old baby dies in hospital after she was found unconscious at home

6-month-old baby dies in hospital after she was found unconscious at home
Shin Min Daily News reported that the baby had been sleeping when the maid realised that the infant was not moving at all.
PHOTO: Shin Min Daily News

SINGAPORE - A six-month-old baby died in hospital on Saturday afternoon (Aug 4) after she was found unconscious at home.

The infant was taken to KK Women's and Children's Hospital after losing consciousness at her home at Block 932A Hougang Avenue 9, Shin Min Daily News reported on Monday.

The police said that they were alerted to the incident at 4.52pm and that a 36-year-old woman is assisting with investigations.

The Straits Times understands that the woman is a Filipino maid employed by the household, and that no foul play is suspected for now.

Shin Min reported that the baby had been sleeping when the maid realised that the infant was not moving at all.

She immediately alerted the baby's parents, who are her employers.

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