IRVING (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — It was in July when a newborn was found inside a trashcan at an Applebee’s in Irving. Investigators now say that baby was stillborn.
When the infant — later identified as a boy — was found inside a bathroom at the restaurant in the 1900 block of North Belt Line Road Irving police said they believed the mother had given birth at the location.READ MORE: Man Fatally Shot While Meeting To Fight Suspect At Park In Arlington, Police Say
On Thursday, police said detectives determined the infant was stillborn and that the case has been referred to prosecutors to determine whether abuse of a corpse charges should be filed against the 29-year-old mother.READ MORE: Texas House Members Urge Gov. Abbott To Reverse Ban On Mask Mandates In Public Schools
The newborn’s body was found by restaurant employees who were cleaning the bathroom about 30 minutes after the mother left.MORE NEWS: Sparked By Pandemic Fallout, Homeschooling Surges Across US
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