PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Philadelphia Police say a 9-month-old Afghan evacuee died shortly after arriving at Philadelphia International Airport Wednesday night. Police say they were called to Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia just before 11 p.m. for a sudden infant death.
Upon arrival, police say U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agents said the baby girl suffered a medical emergency on the flight. The girl was unresponsive when the plane landed around 9:15 p.m.READ MORE: Sharon Hill Borough Council Launches Independent Investigation Into Fatal Shooting Of 8-Year-Old Fanta Bility
She was transported to CHOP and was later pronounced dead.READ MORE: 19-Year-Old Man Killed In Double Shooting Inside Port Richmond Home, Police Say
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