Authorities in Hollister are investigating the death of an infant found unresponsive shortly after 10 a.m. in her home at 284 Old Mill Road Wednesday morning. 

The six month old was pronounced dead at Skaggs Regional Medical Center by Taney County Coroner Kevin Tweedy.

Police Chief Preston Schmidt says there are no obvious signs of foul play or trauma to the baby girl's body.   Southwest Missouri Forensics will perform an autopsy on the girl tomorrow in Springfield.
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UPDATE 03-18-11:
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Preliminary autopsy results indicate the infant died an accidental death.  The case will remain open pending the results of toxicology results which could take six to eight weeks to come back.

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