Infant, Found Unresponsive in Maywood Home, Dies

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

The Maywood Police Department is currently investigating the death of an infant who was found unresponsive on Nov. 13 in a home on the 1800 block of S. 19th Ave. in Maywood.

The juvenile was identified by the Cook County medical examiner’s office as a 6-month-old black male. According to Maywood Community Policing Officer Persia Allen, Maywood firefighters responded to a call at the house at around 1:54 p.m.

The baby was rushed to Loyola University Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead at 2:21 p.m., according to the medical examiner’s office. Autopsy results for the baby are still pending.

Allen said that foul play was not immediately suspected by police, who are waiting for the autopsy results to come in. More as this story develops. VFP 

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