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One-year-old girl's death in South L.A. under investigation

City News Service | 8/6/2012, 9:05 a.m.

LOS ANGELES, Calif.--An autopsy was pending today on the body of a 1-year-old girl, whose death in the unincorporated area of South Los Angeles was listed as suspicious, authorities said.

The death was reported at 12:45 p.m. Sunday in the 1300 block of West 105th Street, according to Deputy Mark Pope of the Sheriff's Headquarters Bureau.

The girl, identified by the coroner's office as Malaysia McElwee, was pronounced dead at the scene, Pope said. No arrests were immediately reported, Pope said.