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Baby found dead in dorm bathroom at Ohio college

Posted at 4:45 PM, Oct 18, 2019

HIRAM, Ohio — A baby was found dead in the bathroom of a dorm at Hiram College in Ohio on Friday morning, police confirmed.

The baby was found at 10:48 a.m. by campus security, who immediately contacted Hiram Village police, said police chief Brian Gregory.

Hiram Village police contacted the state's Bureau of Criminal Investigations; the agency is assisting in the investigation.

Campus officials are lending full cooperation to authorities, said Jenelle Bayus, public relations and communications manager for the college.

The college's priority at this time is to ensure the health and safety of the community and any others who may have been involved, Bayus said. The college is offering professional and ministerial counseling to those who are interested.

This story was originally published by Ian Cross on WEWS.