PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Philadelphia Police say a 9-month-old Afghan evacuee died shortly after arriving at Philadelphia International Airport Wednesday night. Police say they were called to Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia just before 11 p.m. for a sudden infant death.
Upon arrival, police say U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agents said the baby girl suffered a medical emergency on the flight. The girl was unresponsive when the plane landed around 9:15 p.m.
She was transported to CHOP and was later pronounced dead.
The Philadelphia Medical Examiner’s Office is investigating the baby’s cause of death.