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Yazoo County infant's death investigated as homicide

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YAZOO COUNTY, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Yazoo County investigators are trying to determine how a  1 year old died from internal head injuries.

Coroner Ricky Shivers says Kylie Jennings died Saturday afternoon at a Jackson hospital.

The investigation began Wednesday when she was airlifted to University Medical Center.

Sheriff's department investigators say Jennings was being watched at family friend's home when she was found unresponsive.

No signs of abuse were found on the child.

Deputies say other children were inside the home with Jennings.

No arrests have been made but witnesses are being interviewed.

"There's a lot of hands that the baby was around on that day, and what we're currently doing is now trying to determine exactly when the child was injured and whose possession that the child was in at that time," explained Yazoo County Sheriff's Department Chief Investigator Tommy Irvine.

Jennings' death is being treated as a homicide.

The name and location of the baby sitter's home was not released.

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