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Police in Bridgeport expressed grief following information that a one-year-old baby boy fell victim to Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, or SIDS, on Saturday morning.

Police said the child was brought to St. Vincent’s Hospital, and was pronounced death on arrival.

“At this point it appears to be a case of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome but we await autopsy results before making a final determination,” said Director of Communications for the City of Bridgeport, Av Harris.

Harris expressed his condolences for the community and the family, "Obviously this is a terrible tragedy for our community and this family and our hearts go out to them. No one should ever have to go through this.”

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