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HAZELTON , Idaho -- The Jerome County Sheriff's Office is searching for leads after a baby was found dead Tuesday in a Hazelton home.

Capt. Jack Johnson said Wednesday he could not release whether or not the child met a violent end.

We're not prepared to say it's a homicide at this point, he said. It's under investigation still.

Johnson also did not release the victim's exact age, but said the baby was not very old.

It was pretty new, he said.

Investigators are now waiting for the outcome of an autopsy on the baby. At this point, they do not have a cause of death.

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