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Scene examination continues at Auckland property where baby girl was found dead

Scene examinations are continuing today at a South Auckland property where a baby girl was found dead yesterday.

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Police are treating the baby’s death in Ōtara as unexplained. Source: Breakfast

Police were called to a block of flats on Sandbrook Avenue, in Ōtara, on Thursday morning following the unexplained death, Counties Manukau CIB detective senior sergeant Veronica McPherson said.

A scene guard remains in place. 

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Police speaking with man after baby found dead at Auckland property

Police are speaking to a man as part of their inquiries. 

Oranga Tamariki's regional manager for South Auckland, Alison Cronin, said they are assisting police with their investigation. 

A post mortem will be carried out later today. 

No charges have been laid by police at this stage.