Authorities find 3-week-old infant in cooler in Dallas motel room

Posted at 4:12 PM, Dec 30, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-30 17:13:08-05

Authorities are investigating after a baby was found in a cooler in a motel room over the weekend in Dallas, according to WFAA.

WFAA reports that child abuse detectives were contacted requesting a welfare check in the motel room. When investigators arrived at the motel in the 8300 block of South Lancaster, they found a 3-week-old infant in a cooler.

The Dallas County Medical Examiner's Office has not released details on the baby's death at this time.