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Police Investigate Infant Death

Release date: 11/4/2011

Police officers and paramedics responded this afternoon to a distress call from a local business, in the 1000 block of South Barrington Road, concerning an unresponsive infant.  Emergency responders discovered what appeared to be a newborn infant in the trash resceptable of the public washroom.  The infant was pronounced deceased at the scneded pending an autopsy from the Cook County Medical Examiner.

Detective and Evidence Technicians are processing the scene and urging anyone with information to come forward.  Our Investigations Division can be reached at (630) 736-3700.  A confidential Crime Tip Line is also available to anonymous callers at (630) 736-3719.