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Baby found dead in LaSalle County home

LASALLE COUNTY - Officers in LaSalle County are trying to figure out what happened to a baby found dead in a home.

On Wednesday, around 11:30 a.m., officers received a call from St. Elizabeth Hospital about a young woman saying she'd delivered a baby in her home just north of Seneca. She said the child was in a basement bathroom. When officers arrived at the home they found the infant dead in the basement bathroom.

The death is currently under investigation by the LaSalle County Sheriff's Department and Illinois State Police (ISP).

An autopsy is scheduled for tomorrow.

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