Police: Mother fatally stabbed baby in North Side hotel, injured self

Chicago police say a mother killed her baby and then tried to kill herself at a motel on the north side.

Yellow crime scene tape cordoned off the Diplomat Motel today in the 5200 block of North Lincoln.

Officers found the body of a 5-month-old boy in a bathroom.

Investigators say it appeared his mother stabbed him and then herself.

She was taken to a hospital in critical condition.

A woman working the front desk told the Tribune she called 911 when a man came crying to her saying, “she killed my son.”

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