The parents of a baby girl on life support face charges for putting her in the hospital.
Prosecutors say Rigoberto Rodriguez, 29, of the 2500 block of West Fitch Avenue confessed to repeatedly covering his daughter's mouth last Thursday. Rodriguez's girlfriend, Angela Petrov, 21, of the 2500 block of West Fitch Avenue admitted to watching her boyfriend smother the 5-month-old baby until her body went limp.
Prosecutors said the Chicago couple had been drinking in the room where the girl was sleeping when the baby started crying.
Rodriguez and Petrov were each charged with one count of aggravated battery to a child. A judge on Sunday held them each on $5 million bail.
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