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‘Suspicious Circumstances’ In Boy’s Death In Brockton

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BROCKTON (CBS) – State Police are investigating the “suspicious” death of a child in Brockton.

Officers were called to the Holiday Inn Express on Westgate Drive at about 8:30 p.m. Sunday.

The Plymouth County District Attorney says 4-year-old Chauncey Cohen was taken to Good Samaritan Medical Center by his mother Tania Merisca.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Carl Stevens reports

Merisca told investigators her son became unresponsive while she was giving him a bath.

Cohen was pronounced dead at the hospital around 9:30 p.m., Sunday.

Russ Eonas, a spokesman for the Plymouth District Attorney’s office, would only say that the child died “under suspicious circumstances.”

There have been no arrests made in connection with the boy’s death.

No other information is available at this point in the investigation.

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