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UPDATE: Two questioned in child's death

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MEMPHIS, TN (WMC-TV) - Memphis police are questioning two people in the Saturday afternoon death of a three-year-old girl.

Sunday afternoon, police spokesperson Monique Martin said the child's 29-year-old mother and that woman's 24-year-old boyfriend were being questioned by investigators.

The child was unresponsive when she arrived Saturday at Delta Medical Center on 3000 Getwell.

Officers were dispatched to the hospital around 12:45. The child died shortly thereafter.

A spokesperson for Delta Medical Center said, "A three-year-old child was presented to the emergency department without a heart rate or respiration. The child did not respond after extensive resuscitative efforts."

The hospital is not releasing any other information at this time, but they did say Memphis police and the Department of Children's Services are involved.

A cause of death has not been determined pending an examination by the Shelby County Medical Examiner.

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