Round Lake Park police and the Lake County Major Crime Task Force are investigating the death of a seven-week old baby girl who died early Monday morning.

Round Lake Park police officers were called to an apartment in the 0-100 block of East Main Street in Round Lake Park on Monday at 3:10 a.m. to assist an ambulance. Authorities said that an ambulance was dispatched to the apartment for a seven-week old infant girl who was having difficulty breathing.

Police said that the infant was transported to Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville by the ambulance where she was pronounced dead.

Round Lake Park police requested the assistance of the Lake County Major Crime Task Force to assist in the investigation.

“The investigation is currently underway and additional information will be released as it’s available”, Lake County Major Crime Task Force spokesman Christopher Covelli said.

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