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Coroner identifies baby found deceased near University and Pecos

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Coroner identifies baby found deceased near University and Pecos

By Rebecca Lewis. CREATED Jul 12, 2014

Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- The coroner has released the name of an infant found dead on Friday.

3-month-old Rhylee Brown was found inside a residence near University Avenue and Pecos Road.

Dispatchers received a call of a woman that was struck by a hit-and-run driver at around 7:15 p.m. on Friday.

Witnesses said the woman ran out of her house and was then struck by a vehicle. A witness saw what happened and called 911.

When police arrived, the woman told them her baby was dead inside the home.

The cause of the baby's death is still pending. This case is currently under investigation.

Rebecca Lewis

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Rebecca Lewis is currently an Interactive Web Editor for ktnv.com and KTNV Mobile.