Newborn Found In Fast Food Restaurant Washroom Dies

Baby discovered Thursday afternoon in a washroom at Popeye's

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    A newborn was discovered Thursday in the washroom of this Popeye's in Calumet City, police said.

    A newborn found in the washroom of a fast food restaurant in south suburban Calumet City has died.

    Police said workers found the baby girl Thursday afternoon at a Popeye's on Sibley Boulevard. The Lake County coroner's office stated in a release the baby was about 15 minutes old and pronounced dead at about 3:30 p.m. at the hospital.

    The baby appeared full-term, according to the coroner's office.

    Police are investigating the newborn's death and are expected to question a woman who turned up at a local hospital after the baby was discovered.

    No arrests have been made as of Friday morning.