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DCFS investigates death of 6-week-old Waukegan girl

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WAUKEGAN, Ill. (Sun-Times Media Wire) -

The Illinois Department of Child and Family Services is investigating the death Sunday of a six-week-old girl from north suburban Waukegan.

Dejaray Ridgeway, of the 900 block of 8th Street in Waukegan, died Sunday at Lurie Children's Hospital at 12:29 p.m., according to the Cook County Medical Examiner's office.

Ridgway was discovered unresponsive in the 1300 block of North Jackson Street in Waukegan, according to the medical examiner's office.

DCFS is investigating an allegation of neglect against the girl's mother, spokesman Dave Clarkin said. The agency has not had prior contact with the family.

Waukegan police are investigating.

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