8-Week-Old Baby Dies After Choking

By AMY HUDAK | ahudak@whag.com

Published 04/24 2014 07:10AM

Updated 04/24 2014 11:57AM

HAGERSTOWN, Md. - City police have confirmed that an 8-week-old baby boy died at a Children's Hospital in D.C. one day after choking on candy.

The baby was initially flown to Children's National Medical Center in Washington, D.C. Tuesday after first responders received a call for a choking baby at a home on Elizabeth Street in Hagerstown.

A supervisor with Hagerstown City Police says this appears to be accidental in nature.

The baby's body was taken to Baltimore for a formal autopsy.

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