Uptown infant death under investigation

BySun-Times Media Wire
Monday, October 16, 2017

CHICAGO -- Chicago police are conducting an investigation into the death of an infant girl who stopped breathing Sunday morning on Chicago's North Side.

Officers responded about 6:10 a.m. when the 5-month-old stopped breathing in the 4800-block of North Winthrop Avenue in the city's Uptown neighborhood, police said Sunday. The girl was taken to Louis A. Weiss Memorial Hospital, where she was pronounced dead at 7:35 a.m.

The girl was identified Monday by the Cook County Medical Examiner's Office as 4-moth-old Zoey Sagay. She lived in an apartment located on the same block where police said she stopped breathing, authorities said.

An autopsy is pending. Area North detectives are investigating.

WLS-TV contributed to this report.

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire - Copyright Chicago Sun-Times 2017.)