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Ellensburg police investigate baby's death

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ELLENSBURG, Wash. -- Ellensburg police are conducting a homicide investigation after the death of a 5 month old baby.

Police say Dulce Luazaragoza took her daughter Melissa Sevilla-Lua to Kittitas Valley Community Hospital on Saturday. Melissa was transferred to Children's Hospital in Seattle, where police say she later died.

An autopsy was performed on December 20th by the King County Medical Examiner's Office. Preliminary results of the autopsy indicated Melissa did not die from natural causes.

Police have not named Luazaragoza as a suspect at this time.

Detectives with the Ellensburg Police Department are treating this as a homicide investigation.