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OPD: Grandmother charged in connection to death of child found unresponsive

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Posted at 1:08 PM, Mar 05, 2021

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — Omaha police said 47-year-old Carmella Star was booked and charged in connection to the death of a child found unresponsive in October of last year.

On Oct. 7, 2020, officers were dispatched to the University of Nebraska Medical Center for a well-being check of a child.

Police said officers learned through an investigation the child was in the care of Star, his grandmother, when he was found unresponsive.

The investigation is ongoing.

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