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Toppenish Toddler Found Dead on South Alder Street

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TOPPENISH, Wa. -- Toppenish Police are investigating the death of a 14-month old boy. Officers were called to the 400 block of South Alder Street at about 12:00 p.m. Wednesday after a report of a deceased child.  Officers found a 14-month old boy who was dead.  Investigators say they don't know how the child died, but the coroner will be conducting an medical examination. A 45-year old Toppenish woman who was caring for the child was arrested.  So far her name hasn't been released.  She now faces first degree manslaughter charges.  We'll be talking to police Thursday morning and will post information here on www.kndo.com, plus, we'll have an update at 5 and 6.

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