DEVELOPING STORY: Officials Probe 10 Infant Deaths At Army Base - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

DEVELOPING STORY: Officials Probe 10 Infant Deaths At Army Base

FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) - Two unexplained infant deaths at the same address last year have prompted the Army to review all unexplained infant deaths at North Carolina's Fort Bragg in the past four years.

Brig. Gen. Michael Garrett said Tuesday the military is determined to solve the anomaly of the deaths.

The infants who died in April and July 2009 were not identified and were from different families, but had lived at the same address.

Since January 2007, eight other children less than a year old have died in base housing. Investigators have found no common factor in the causes of death.

The Army's Criminal Investigation Command is looking for possible contributing factors, such environmental or structural problems.

About 45,000 people, including more than 6,000 families, live on the base.
      
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