Newborn dies after being found in fast food restaurant’s restroom
A newborn baby died after being found in the restroom of a fast food restaurant in Calumet City.
Calumet City police say they responded to a call at the Popeyes Chicken at 4 W Sibley Blvd where they found the baby girl wrapped in a towel. It appeared someone had just given birth in the bathroom, police said.
Officers and EMS attempted to save the baby’s life and she was taken to the hospital where, despite efforts, she was pronounced dead.
Police say it appeared to be a full term baby.
Harvey police located a woman believed to be involved in the incident. She was taken to a hospital and faces potential charges.