2 Newborn Babies Were Found Unresponsive In A Bathroom At A Daycare Facility, Police Say

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Two newborn babies were found unresponsive at a Chicago daycare center, according to police per FOX News

A cleaning crew reportedly found two newborn babies tied up in a garbage bag in the bathroom of the childcare facility located at the 400 block of East Ontario, in the Streeterville neighborhood. Chicago police responded to the call at around 6:59 p.m. on Thursday.  

“Chicago police are conducting death investigations after two newborn girls were found dead inside a childcare center bathroom in Streeterville,”

police said in a statement Thursday evening.

“Dispatchers told responding officers that the babies were in a trash bag. The children were not breathing when first responders arrived.”

The baby girls were rushed to Lurie Children’s Hospital, where they were pronounced dead.

A woman was also found inside the facility and was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where she was treated for unspecified injuries, reports note.

“An emergency medical situation involving a daycare employee occurred this evening at the daycare facility on the Northwestern Memorial Hospital campus,”

a spokesperson with Northwestern Medicine told FOX 32. 

The investigation is ongoing. Police said no suspects are in custody at this time.

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