Tragic Incident at Northwestern Medicine Campus Daycare: 2 Newborns Found Dead

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2 newborns found dead

In a deeply unsettling occurrence, 2 newborns found dead in a childcare center located on the Northwestern Medicine campus in Streeterville.

The tiny bodies were found in a bathroom at the Bernice Lavin Early Childhood Education Center, late Thursday evening. As investigations continue, the community mourns the shocking incident.

 2 Newborns Found Dead : Emergency Response and Investigation Underway

Chicago Police Department was promptly alerted to the incident at around 7 p.m. Upon their arrival, officers found the newborn girls lifeless.

Initial reports suggest that a janitor, called in to manage a scene smeared with blood, found the babies concealed in a trash bag.

The babies were rushed to Lurie Children’s Hospital, but tragically, they were pronounced dead shortly thereafter.

The Cook County Medical Examiner’s office has yet to determine the cause of death as of Friday afternoon.

 A Heartbreaking Scenario in the Bathroom

Adding complexity to the case, sources connected with the investigation revealed a 29-year-old woman, presumably a staff member of the center, was found in a bathroom, distressed and covered in blood.