Cops Interviewing Person of Interest in Case of Newborn Found in Dresser: Report

Illinois authorities are reportedly interviewing someone possibly involved in the case of a newborn boy who was found alive in a dresser in a Chicago alley on Tuesday.

WLS reported that that Chicago police are speaking with a person of interest, but it is not immediately known how they are connected to the ongoing investigation.

As Crime Online previously reported, a woman discovered the baby in a dresser drawer in an alley while looking to recycle the handles on the drawers.

The woman, who asked to remain anonymous, revealed to WLS-TV that the newborn was wrapped in a rosary and his mouth was filled with vomit. She reportedly rendered first aid until help arrived.

WGN reported that the baby was discovered before trash pickup, which was scheduled for Tuesday.

The newborn was hospitalized in good condition. Authorities have not yet provided an update regarding his condition.

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[Featured image: WLS-TV; WGN]