BLB Police: Baby dies after crawling through bleach

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BAYOU LA BATRE, Ala. (WALA) – Police say an 8-month-old baby has died from chemical burns after they say she crawled in bleach.

Bayou La Batre Police tell FOX10 the baby’s mother called 911 after seeing the child had crawled in the bleach.

Police say the mother continued to flush the baby with cold water until medics arrived.

The 8-month-old was taken to USA Medical Center, and later flown to Children’s Hospital of Alabama in Birmingham, where she died of chemical burns.

Bayou La Batre Police say the investigation of the child’s death is ongoing, but no foul play is suspected at this time.

No names are being released at this time.

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