Baby found dead in restroom of 16-year-old’s hospital room

Covenant Health Hobbs Hospital
Covenant Health Hobbs Hospital(KCBD)
Published: Sep. 14, 2023 at 6:40 PM CDT|Updated: Sep. 20, 2023 at 11:04 AM CDT
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HOBBS, NM (KCBD) - Police in Hobbs are investigating after a baby was found dead in the restroom of a 16-year-old’s hospital room.

The juvenile, accompanied by her mother, was being treated at Covenant Health Hobbs Hospital. The call came in on Wednesday, Sept. 13.

The baby has been sent to Albuquerque for autopsy by the Office of the Medical Investigator.

Investigators say, at this time, no criminal charges have been filed.

We’ll continue to update this story as more details are released.