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18-day-old baby found dead in bathtub at Detroit home

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Posted at 7:16 AM, Aug 26, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-28 22:34:04-04

DETROIT (WXYZ) — Detroit police are investigating after an 18-day-old baby girl was found dead in a bathtub on Monday morning at a home on the city's east side.

According to police, the baby's mother woke up around 6 a.m. and found the baby in the tub.

Preliminary reports say the baby was in water, but they cannot confirm if the baby drowned. They are continuing to investigate.

Ali Hoxie is on scene and said a woman came out of the apartment and was placed into handcuffs.

A GoFundMe page has been set up to cover the funeral expenses of the infant here.